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

Adam Cox, Alan Collins, Lee Woods, Neil Ferguson

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-189
Number of pages3
JournalEconomic Letters
Volume115
Issue number2
Early online date16 Dec 2011
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • air quality
  • environmental Kuznets curve
  • household transport
  • transport emissions

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