Structural change and environmental impact


Although structural change in many industrialized countries has increased since the early 1970s, the environmental policy aspects of this change have hardly been investigated. Using a set of four indicators, this study examines the correlation between structural changes and environmental pollution in thirty-one Eastern and Western industrialized countries from 1970 to 1985.

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Jänicke, M., Mönch, H., Ranneberg, T. et al. Structural change and environmental impact. Intereconomics 24, 24–35 (1989).

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  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Environmental Policy
  • German Democratic Republic
  • Cement Production
  • Freight Transport