January 17 (UPI) – New data analysis shows that the relationship between economic growth and deforestation looks like half of a Kuznets curve. In other words, economic growth in less developed countries appears to be the engine of deforestation. The Kuznets environmental curve describes the environmental impact of economic growth in economies of different sizes. …

It’s hard to ignore the recent coup attempt in Turkey. Although Turkey is no stranger to coup d’etat, their recurrence, despite the important economic progress, is striking. Among the many obstacles in Turkey’s economic transition: its constantly high income inequality Goal. The nation ranks third worst in terms of income inequality among all OECD countries …

introduction At present, several prominent forest geographers and analysts strongly support the forest transition hypothesis, which I have evaluated in recent weeks. These researchers share common views on social and historical change. These focus primarily on a unilinear assessment of social and cultural development. For this reason, I previously suggested that the forest transition hypothesis …

The World Health Organization has just released new figures on air pollution around the world. There is a lot of tooth sucking and nodding about the results that show big cities in poor countries have bad air pollution. Yet for an economist, this is exactly the way it should be. No, that doesn’t mean that …

What part of India is poor? And by how much has that number decreased over the years? This is an old debate and the answers to these questions vary greatly depending on the choice of survey method and the poverty line. According to official statistics, India’s poverty rate fell from 45% in 1993-94 to 22% …

While teaching environmental and sustainability courses to management students, I find it interesting to see how often and how strongly the opinion emerges that India, at its current stage of development, should ignore the costs. environment to achieve its development objectives. This view seems to be consistent with the wider public opinion in India. When …