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The Environmental Kuznets Curve Under a New framework: Role of Social Capital in Water Pollution

By Hassan Marzoughi, Krishna P. Paudel and Mark J. Schafer


We advance a case for an inclusion of social capital in the environmental Kuznets curve analysis using highly disaggregated data on water pollution in Louisiana. A social capital index and other variables are used in parametric and spatial panel regression models to explain water pollution dynamics.Environmental Economics and Policy,

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