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A household level environmental Kuznets curve? Some recent evidence on transport emissions and income

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  • Cox, Adam
  • Collins, Alan
  • Woods, Lee
  • Ferguson, Neil

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This paper uses detailed survey data to show no evidence of an Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) for household transport emissions. The evidence shows that richer households still do not choose to internalize the social cost of polluting by vehicle emissions.

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  • Cox, Adam & Collins, Alan & Woods, Lee & Ferguson, Neil, 2012. "A household level environmental Kuznets curve? Some recent evidence on transport emissions and income," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 115(2), pages 187-189.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:115:y:2012:i:2:p:187-189
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2011.12.014
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    Keywords

    Air quality; Environmental Kuznets curve; EKC; Household transport; Survey; Vehicle emissions;

    JEL classification:

    • D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
    • Q50 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - General
    • R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General

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