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2013 | 13 | 3(27) | 279-293

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The Environmental Kuznetz Curve in Transition Countries on the example of Poland


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Środowiskowa krzywa Kuznetsa w transformujących się krajach na przykładzie Polski

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Economic growth may have negative impacts on social as well as environmental goals of society, as well as long-term economic growth. On the other hand, economic growth may create sources for environmental protection. The Kuznets curve presents the relation between economic growth and environmental pressure. In this article, the issue is addressed what is the form of the relation between economic growth and environmental pressure between 1980 and 2004 in Poland.
Wzrost gospodarczy może mieć negatywny wpływ na społeczne oraz środowiskowe cele społeczeństwa, jak też na długoterminowy wzrost gospodarczy. Z drugiej strony, wzrost gospodarczy może stwarzać źródła dla ochrony środowiska. Krzywa Kuznetsa obrazuje zależność pomiędzy wzrostem gospodarczym a presją na środowisko. Niniejszy artykuł koncentruje się na relacji pomiędzy wzrostem gospodarczym a presją na środowisko w Polsce w latach 1980-2004.








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  • Poznań University of Economics, Poland


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