Vol.8, No.3, August 2019.                                                                                                                                                                                ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science


Public Expenditure for the Environmental Protection in Slovakia


Viktória Bobáková, Eva Mihaliková


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Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 921-927, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM83-33, August 2019.


Received: 07 February 2019.

Revised:   06 June 2019.
Accepted: 08 July 2019.
Published:28 August 2019.




A right for a healthy environment is an essential human right. The Government of the Slovak Republic realizes it and it has created a sufficient legal framework for its protection. An integration into the European Union has supported the growth in the investments into environmental infrastructure, updating of environmental policies as well as a modernization of the institutions even though the pace of changes in the above spheres lags behind an economic development. This study evaluates the amount of public expenditure to be spent for environmental protection in the Slovak Republic, it identifies the main environmental spheres into which the spent expenditure flows, examines the structure of the expenditure according to the type of expenditure as well as according to an economic classification, identifies the weaknesses of the process, indicates how the allocation of the spent funds could be more effective.


Keywords –environment, environmental economics, environmental expenditure.



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