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Coal Consumption: An Alternate Energy Resource to Fuel Economic Growth in Pakistan

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  • Satti, Saqlain Latif
  • Hassan, Muhammad shahid
  • Mahmood, Haider
  • Shahbaz, Muhammad

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This study is an attempt to revisit the causal relationship between coal consumption and economic growth in case of Pakistan. The present study covers the period of 1974-2010. The direction of causality between the variable is investigated by applying the VECM Granger causality approach. Our findings have exposed that there exists bidirectional Granger causality between economic growth and coal consumption. The Cumulative Sum (CUSUM) and Cumulative Sum of Square (CUSUMSQ) diagrams have not found any structural instability over the period of 1974-2010.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 50147.

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Date of creation: 07 Sep 2013
Date of revision: 17 Sep 2013
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:50147

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Keywords: Pakistan; Economic Growth; Coal Consumption;

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  1. Malik, Ihtisham Abdul & Siyal, Ghamz-e-Ali & Abdullah, Alias Bin & Alam, Arif & Zaman, Khalid & Kyophilavong, Phouphet & Shahbaz, Muhammad & Baloch, Siraj Ullah & Shams, Tauqeer, 2014. "Turn on the Lights: Macroeconomic Factors Affecting Renewable in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 56828, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 23 Jun 2014.
  2. Ihtisham Abdul Malik & Ghamz-e-Ali Siyal & Alias Bin Abdullah & Arif Alam & Khalid Zaman, 2014. "Turn on the Lights: Macroeconomic Factors Affecting Renewable in Pakistan," Working Papers, Department of Research, Ipag Business School 2014-518, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.

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