New Evidence For The Environmental Kuznets Curve For Sulphur Dioxide Emissions: A Case Study Of The Czech Republic

Katarína Hercegová, Wadim Strielkowski

Abstract


In this paper we test the model explaining the inter-dependence between the pollutants and the economic development in the Czech Republic. We calculate the relationship known as the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) by estimating the relationship between the environmental pollution expressed by CO2 and SO2 emissions per capita and the GDP per capita for the Czech Republic for the period from 1990 to 2009. Our findings reveal that the Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis for the Czech Republic holds in the case of estimating the inter-dependence between GDP per capita and sulphur dioxide.

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Environmental Kuznets Curve, Environmental Economics, Co2, So2 Emissions, Economic Development, Czech Republic

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/snsj.v4i0.296

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