Economic Development and Environmental Impact Disparities among Russia's Regions
AbstractThe paper contains analysis of disparities in environmental impact among Russia's regions and its relation to the production growth over the years 2000-2007. Standard measures of inequality (Lorenz Curve, Gini coefficient, Atkinson index, Theil index) are applied to per capita environmental and economic characteristics, such as air pollution, sewage volume, wastes volume, gross regional product. Space autocorrelation of these indicators by region is also evaluated.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by New Economic Association in its journal Journal of the New Economic Association.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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economic growth; inequality; region; Lorenz Curve; Gini coefficient; Atkinson index; Theil index; Moran index; environmental pressure;
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- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
- Q5 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics
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