Structural change and environmental impact

Abstract

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). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02928545

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Keywords

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