publication . Preprint . Article . Research . Other literature type . 2008

Justifiability of Littering: An Empirical Investigation

Torgler, Benno; Garcia-Valinas, Maria A.; Macintyre, Alison; Torgler, Benno; Garcia-Valinas, Maria A.; Macintyre, Alison;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
Abstract
This paper investigates the relationship between voluntary participation in environmental organisations and the justifiability of littering behaviour. Previous empirical work regarding determinants of littering and littering behaviour remains scarce, particularly in socio-economic analysis. We address these deficiencies, demonstrating a strong empirical link between environmental participation and reduced public littering in the European Values Survey (EVS) data for 30 Western and Eastern European countries. The results suggest that membership in environmental organisations is related to a stronger commitment to anti-littering behaviour, thereby supporting impro...
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free text keywords: littering, environmental participation, environmental preferences, environmental outcomes, Litter, environmental participation, environmental preferences, environmental outcomes, H26, H73, D64, littering, environmental participation, environmental preferences, environmental outcomes, littering; environmental participation; environmental preferences; environmental outcomes, jel:H26, jel:H73, jel:D64, Empirical work, Environmental quality, World Values Survey, Economics, Voluntary participation, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Philosophy, General Environmental Science, ddc:330
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publication . Preprint . Article . Research . Other literature type . 2008

Justifiability of Littering: An Empirical Investigation

Torgler, Benno; Garcia-Valinas, Maria A.; Macintyre, Alison; Torgler, Benno; Garcia-Valinas, Maria A.; Macintyre, Alison;