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Environmental Kuznets Curve Hypothesis and Carbon Dioxide by Katsuhisa Uchiyama

By Katsuhisa Uchiyama

This booklet investigates the connection among environmental degradation and source of revenue, concentrating on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from around the globe, to discover the potential for sustainable improvement lower than international warming. even though many researchers have tackled this challenge by way of estimating the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), not like the method of sulfur dioxide emissions, there seems little consensus approximately no matter if EKC is shaped in regards to CO2 emissions. hence, EKC is among the so much arguable matters within the box of environmental economics. This booklet contributes 3 issues with educational rigor. First, an unbalanced panel dataset containing over one hundred fifty international locations with the most recent CO2 emission information among 1960 and 2010 is built. moment, according to this dataset, the CO2 emission–income courting is analyzed utilizing strict econometric equipment equivalent to the dynamic panel version. 3rd, because it is frequently mentioned that a few components except source of revenue impact CO2 emission, a number of variables have been extra to the estimation version to envision the consequences of adjustments of commercial constitution, strength composition, and out of the country alternate on CO2 emission.

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