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 GEP  Vol.6 No.8 , August 2018
Would Education Help Rural Residents to Stop Littering Solid Wastes? An Evidence in China
Abstract: With the significant growth of economy since 1978, environmental issues in rural area are increasingly aggravated. In this research, hierarchical liner model (HLM) was applied to estimate inflecting factors of rural residents littering solid wastes. There are 3 main results: 1) random coefficient model is an effective method to estimate rural residents’ behaviors; 2) environmental public policies should be designed by considering of regional differences; 3) enhancing education level is an appropriated way to help rural residents stopping illegal littering behaviors.
Cite this paper: Zhang, X. (2018) Would Education Help Rural Residents to Stop Littering Solid Wastes? An Evidence in China. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 6, 175-184. doi: 10.4236/gep.2018.68013.
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