The relationship between air pollution emissions and income : US Data

@inproceedings{Carson1997TheRB,
  title={The relationship between air pollution emissions and income : US Data},
  author={Terri Carson and Yongil Jeon and Donald R. McCubbin},
  year={1997}
}
Considerable interest has focused on the possible existence of an environmental Kuznets curve, whereby pollution first increases but later falls with increasing income. Empirical studies have concentrated on a wide spectrum of countries and run into inevitable problems of data comparability and quality. We avoid these problems by looking at seven types of air emissions across the 50 US states and find all seven pollutants decrease with increasing per capita income. We also find strong evidence… CONTINUE READING
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