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L’Environmental Kuznets Curve nel Settore dei Rifiuti Solidi Urbani

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    This paper provides a specific application of the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) theory in order to explain the correlation between income and household waste generation. The model highlights an U-shaped path of income-refuse relationship that verifies the existence of EKC depending on the effort of household recycling and consumption. The existence of delinking can derive by income and other socio economic variables that affect the shape of the curve. This model would be a particular application of the theory of delinking with the intent to be empirically implemented.

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    Paper provided by Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth - Moncalieri (TO) in its series CERIS Working Paper with number 200913.

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    Length: 28 pages
    Date of creation: Dec 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:csc:cerisp:200913

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    Keywords: Environmental Kuznets Curve; Waste Collection; Delinking; Waste policies;

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