A tale of two elasticities: A general theoretical framework for the environmental Kuznets curve analysis
We show that a variety of seemingly diverse concepts used to theoretically explaining the EKC have a common origin in two key preference and production elasticities. We also prove that they jointly correspond to a unique, underlying preference-technology theoretical framework.
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