Social Capital and National Environmental Performance : A Cross-Sectional Analysis

@inproceedings{Grafton2004SocialCA,
  title={Social Capital and National Environmental Performance : A Cross-Sectional Analysis},
  author={R. Quentin Grafton and Stephen Knowles},
  year={2004}
}
Using cross-country data from a sample of low, middle and high-income countries, the paper provides the first empirical test of the empirical relationships between national measures of social capital (civic and public), social divergence and social capacity upon various indicators of national environmental performance. The results indicate a possible link between public social capital (democracy and corruption) and effective national environmental policies and the pivotal effects of economic… CONTINUE READING

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