The effects of the circular economy are highly debated, and its conceptualization has been accompanied by several controversies among policy-makers and businesses. In this work, we give an empirical contribution to the debate by focusing on the association of the circular economy with some socio-economic variables showing that, regardless of the environmental benefits, measures in favour of the implementation of circular economy practices can significantly and directly contribute to economic growth.

Does Circular Economy Play a Key Role in Economic Growth?

Livio Ferrante
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2020

Abstract

The effects of the circular economy are highly debated, and its conceptualization has been accompanied by several controversies among policy-makers and businesses. In this work, we give an empirical contribution to the debate by focusing on the association of the circular economy with some socio-economic variables showing that, regardless of the environmental benefits, measures in favour of the implementation of circular economy practices can significantly and directly contribute to economic growth.
circular economy, employment, growth, poverty reduction
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