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Business and Environmental Risks: Spatial Interactions by Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, José A. Plaza-Úbeda, Jerónimo de

By Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, José A. Plaza-Úbeda, Jerónimo de Burgos-Jiménez, Claudia E. Natenzon

Based on precise study funded throughout continents and concerning universities in Argentina, Spain and the united kingdom, this e-book units out an cutting edge, multidisciplinary method of assessing either environmental and social hazards in a given territorial zone. utilizing information from a few Ibero-American international locations, the research combines environmental, socio-economic and geographic elements to build a suite of spatial and technical symptoms that degree the social vulnerability and business hazardousness of an outlined sector. Aggregating those signs in a geographic details procedure (GIS) permits researchers to evaluate the aptitude hazard to which a definite sector and its inhabitants are topic because of the environmental deterioration because of co-located business activity.

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One of the most cited development theories, known as Kuznet’s curve, argues that the most effective policy to fight poverty and decrease environmental deterioration is to focus solely on the promotion of continued economic growth based on market mechanisms. Although both distributive inequality and environmental deterioration increase during the initial stages of rising economic development due to changes in technology and economic structure, once a certain degree of development has been reached inequality and the environmental impact start to diminish.

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