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Involvement in environmental causes, does the joint effect between subjective income and the performance of the country matter?

By Natalia Melgar and Máximo Rossi


Previous research has shown that richer people are more likely to engage in an environmentalcause. We extend it by considering the joint effect between subjective income and a set of macroeconomicvariables. For doing so, we employ the fifth wave of the World Values Survey (WVS).This study provides clear evidence that even when both factors matter, people´s attitudes cruciallydepend on the interaction effect. Hence, those measures that affect the characteristics of thecountry would also change the disposition to be involved

Topics: Economía ambiental, calidad ambiental, desarrollo humano, ingreso, Economics as a science, HB71-74
Publisher: Universidad del Rosario
Year: 2012
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