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dc.contributor.authorWagner, Alexander F.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSchneider, Friedrich G.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-05-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:12:54Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:12:54Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33572-
dc.description.abstractWe construct a panel of satisfaction with democracy (SWD) and economic, institutional, and environmental variables for 1990-2001 for fifteen European countries. In this sample, controlling for a number of factors, we find that average SWD is higher where (1) there exists an energy / CO2 tax, where (2) government expenditures on the environment are higher, where (3) certain environmental regulations like packaging rules are in place, and (4) where the government puts in place environmental offices or other official bodies charged with addressing environmental concerns. We also find that, on the environmental quality side, (5) more cars on the roads, (6) less unleaded fuel, and (7) higher pesticide use intensity all decrease SWD.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1929en_US
dc.subject.jelK32en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.jelQ21en_US
dc.subject.jelQ28en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordsatisfaction with democracyen_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironmenten_US
dc.titleSatisfaction with democracy and the environment in Western Europe: a panel analysisen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn506211738en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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