Essays about: "Environmental Kuznets Curve"

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  1. 1. A test of the Environmental Kuznets Curve in the Nordic countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anthon Kazemi; Nora Laurin; [2023-02-09]
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    Abstract : Climate change arising from global warming is an important issue for the global community to resolve for the prospect of a sustainable future. It is therefore crucial to gain understanding in how nations can contain the progression of global warming created by emissions of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  2. 2. A European Material Kuznets Curve

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Pyry Järvinen; Emil Fernström; [2023]
    Keywords : Material Kuznets Curve; Environmental Kuznets Curve; Economic Growth; Economics Development; Material Footprint; Emissions; Sustainable Growth; Decoupling; Europe;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis investigates the correlation between 28 European countries’material footprints (MF), as proxied by their Raw Material Consumption (RMC)per capita, and the environmental impact indicated by their carbon dioxide (CO2)emissions per capita, respectively, with their economic development, measured bytheir purchase power parity adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) per capita,during the period of 2008 to 2019. Specifically, through the theoretical frameworkof the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) and by utilizing Fixed EffectsOrdinary Least Squares regression models as well as Pooled Mean Groupestimation, the thesis asks whether or not evidence can be found for the possibleexistence of an EKC, an inverted-U shaped relationship between environmentaldegradation and economic development, within this European context. READ MORE

  3. 3. The relationship between the three dimensions of sustainable development

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Muhammad Nabeel Numan; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Human development; Human development index; Ecological footprint; Economic complexity; Economic complexity index; Environmental Kuznets curve; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Sustainable development is a widely discussed concept, and it is needed because the world is facing a massive global challenge of climate change. Sustainable development is envisioned as an all-inclusive concept of three dimensions; environment, economy, and society. However, there are trade-offs between these three dimensions. READ MORE

  4. 4. CO2-emissions from domestic goods transport in countries with high income and high equality : A study of changes in BNP/capita, trade intensity and GINI-index relating to CO2-emissions

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper

    Author : Martin Planfeldt; [2022]
    Keywords : Environmental Kuznets Curve EKC ; Trade; Goods transport; GINI-index; GDP;

    Abstract : Transportation is one of the largest sectors contributing to CO2-emissions, and has doubled its emissions in 30 years. Despite this, studies of the environmental Kuznets curve (”EKC”) often focus on stationary industry emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. GREEN GROWTH – A TECHNOLOGICAL SUCCESS OR AN OFFSHORING STORY? : Investigating Ecological Footprints of Production and Consumption

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Linnea Casselryd; [2022]
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    Abstract : With the green growth strategies that are currently dominating the environmental agenda, the ability to decouple economic growth from environmental pressure is a condition for these to succeed. The vast body of literature that examine this relationship typically rely on narrow indicators of environmental pressure and neglect the environmental impact embodied in international trade. READ MORE