Environmental management; environmental economics; environmental technology; Panel data analysis; EKC hypothesis.

Environmental technology development and diffusion: panel data evidence from 56 countries. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies

This study analyzes environmental technology development and diffusion patterns in 56 countries and for the time period 2005–2014 to provide an up-to-date assessment on underlying determinants. Foreign direct investment, human-knowledge development, institutional efficiency and quality of governance are taken into account to assess the cumulative nature of environmental technology development and diffusion.