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Is There an Environmental Kuznets Curve for Sulfur?

Stern, David I; Auld, Tony; Common, Mick; Sanyal, Kali K


The environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) hypothesis proposes that there is an inverted U-shape relation between environmental degradation and income per capita. Various explanations for this phenomenon have been put forward and some authors argue that important explanatory variables are omitted from conventional EKC estimates. Inclusion of these omitted variables is argued to increase the estimated "turning point" - the level of GDP per capita above which environmental degradation is declining. In...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1998
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
DOI: 10.1006/jeem.2000.1132


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