Environmental Governance as an Element of Sustainable Development in the European Union Countries

Jan Polcyn , Sebastian Stępień , Aleksandra Tosovic-Stevanovic


Environmental governance is one of the dimensions of sustainable development. It is very important to know what factors particularly strongly affect environmental governance to be able to consciously shape it. A key issue considered in this publication is the impact of groups of variables that define social, economic and institutional-political governances on environmental governance. Data for the study described in this article were obtained from the website of Eurostat. Variables were assigned to environmental, social, economic and institutional-political governances and divided into stimulants, nominants and destimulants based on the description of the variables provided by Eurostat. These data were used to determine Hellwig’s synthetic measure of environmental governance and to select those groups of variables assigned to the three remaining governances that have a significant impact on the environmental dimension of sustainable development. Total values for groups of variables relating to individual governances were determined for 28 selected European countries based on the values of the variables observed over successive ten years. These results were then subjected to the procedure of panel data modelling. A fixed effects model was then selected as the most appropriate model. The econometric model determined in the study describes environmental governance based on six groups of variables selected from among 17 groups characterizing social, economic and institutional-political governances.
Author Jan Polcyn - Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa im. Stanisława Staszica w Pile
Jan Polcyn,,
, Sebastian Stępień (WE / KMiGŻ)
Sebastian Stępień,,
- Department of Macroeconomics and Agricultural Economics
, Aleksandra Tosovic-Stevanovic
Aleksandra Tosovic-Stevanovic,,
Journal seriesEconomic and Social Development, ISSN 1849-7535, (0 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.5
Conference41st International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development, 23-05-2019 - 24-05-2019, Belgrade, Serbia
Keywords in Polishzarządzanie środowiskowe, rozwój zrównoważony, Unia Europejska, analiza panelowa
Keywords in Englishenvironmental governance, sustainable development, European Union, panel data modeling
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Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)5
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