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Encouraging developing countries to invest heavily in low carbon growth has had limited success so far. One reason for this is that developing countries are concerned how investments into a more resource efficient economy might impact on their prospects for growth
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned AEA to develop a set of factsheets, synthesising the latest work and evidence from the major economic research institutions, multilateral institutions/organisations, and leading thinkers and consultancies working on low carbon development.
This work aims to understand how investment in a low carbon economy in developing countries can lead to job creation and growth. The factsheets are detailed below: