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A detailed systematic review of the recent literature on environmental Kuznets curve dealing with CO2

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  • Marie-Sophie Hervieux

    () (LEMNA - Laboratoire d'économie et de management de Nantes Atlantique - IEMN-IAE Nantes - Institut d'Économie et de Management de Nantes - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises - Nantes - UN - Université de Nantes - IUML - FR 3473 Institut universitaire Mer et Littoral - UBS - Université de Bretagne Sud - UM - Le Mans Université - UA - Université d'Angers - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - IFREMER - Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer - UN - Université de Nantes - ECN - École Centrale de Nantes)

  • Pierre-Alexandre Mahieu

    () (LEMNA - Laboratoire d'économie et de management de Nantes Atlantique - IEMN-IAE Nantes - Institut d'Économie et de Management de Nantes - Institut d'Administration des Entreprises - Nantes - UN - Université de Nantes - IUML - FR 3473 Institut universitaire Mer et Littoral - UBS - Université de Bretagne Sud - UM - Le Mans Université - UA - Université d'Angers - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - IFREMER - Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer - UN - Université de Nantes - ECN - École Centrale de Nantes)

Abstract

Since the early 90', many articles have been published on Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), especially empirical articles dealing with CO2. In our paper, we provide a detailed review of the empirical articles dealing with CO2 that were published in 2012 and 2013 in ISI Web of Knowledge. Our review, which is based on 41 studies, reports many information, such as the outcome of the study or the econometric procedure employed. Our review can be useful for several purposes, such as to perform a meta-analysis or to test the EKC.

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  • Marie-Sophie Hervieux & Pierre-Alexandre Mahieu, 2014. "A detailed systematic review of the recent literature on environmental Kuznets curve dealing with CO2," Working Papers hal-01010243, HAL.
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