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Korean Responses to Environmental Challenges: Origins, Drivers and Impacts of Green Growth on Development

  • Manohar Pawar
  • Taewook Huh
Part of the Social Policy in a Development Context book series (SPDC)

Abstract

South Korea is a typical newly industrializing polluting country. Until recently, pollution levels, in terms of carbon dioxide emissions per capita, increased continuously as the national income grew (Schmalensee et al. 1998; Jobert et al. 2012). South Korea makes an interesting case for the importance of policy decisions or industrial and trade structure in determining environmental outcomes (Vincent 1997; Murad et al. 2009). What are the causes of the deteriorating environment in South Korea? Is it policy absence or failure?

Keywords

Civil Society Gross Domestic Product Environmental Policy Environmental Issue Green Growth 
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© United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Geneva 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manohar Pawar
  • Taewook Huh

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