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Social Capital and National Environmental Performance: A Cross-Sectional Analysis

Knowles, Stephen; Grafton, Quentin


Using cross-country data from a sample of low-, middle-, and high-income countries, this article provides the first empirical test of the empirical relationships between national measures of social capital (civic and public), social divergence, and social capacity on various indicators of national environmental performance. Overall, the results provide little empirical support for the hypothesis that social determinants have a statistically beneficial effect on national indicators of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environment and Development
DOI: 10.1177/1070496504271417


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