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On the Dynamics of Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth: Evidence from India

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  • TIWARI, AVIRAL KUMAR

    (Faculty of Management, ICFAI University Tripura)

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There are number of studies that examine the bidirectional causality between CO2 emissions and economic growth, CO2 emissions and energy consumption and energy consumption and economic growth. This study has made an attempt to extend the same into multivariate framework and employ new time series approach. After examining cointegration in multivariate framework among the variables in the presence (by employing Saikkonen and Lütkepohl’s approach) and absence of structural breaks (by employing Johansen’s approach) we examined causality in both static and dynamic framework among energy consumption, CO2 emissions and economic growth for India using Granger approach (in VECM framework), impulse response functions (IRFs) and Variance Decomposition(VDs). Static causality reveals that CO2 emissions Granger-cause GDP, while energy consumption does not Granger-cause GDP. GDP does not Granger-cause CO2 emissions while energy consumption Granger-causes CO2 emissions and CO2 emissions Granger-causes energy consumption. Under dynamic causality, forecast error variance of GDP is explained more by CO2 emissions compared to energy consumption. Further, forecast error variance of CO2 is explained more by energy consumption compared to GDP. Therefore, the energy policy in the country should be conservative and energy should be efficiently utilized because energy consumption does not contribute much to the growth of the economy on one hand and it increases CO2 emissions to a larger extent on the other.

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  • Tiwari, Aviral Kumar, 2012. "On the Dynamics of Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions and Economic Growth: Evidence from India," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 47(1), pages 57-87.
  • Handle: RePEc:dse:indecr:0048
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    1. Tiwari, Aviral & Shahbaz, Muhammad, 2011. "Does Defence Spending Stimulate Economic Growth in India?," MPRA Paper 30880, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 18 Apr 2011.
    2. Pablo-Romero, María del P. & De Jesús, Josué, 2016. "Economic growth and energy consumption: The Energy-Environmental Kuznets Curve for Latin America and the Caribbean," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 1343-1350.
    3. Ramphul Ohlan, 2015. "The impact of population density, energy consumption, economic growth and trade openness on CO 2 emissions in India," Natural Hazards: Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, Springer;International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, vol. 79(2), pages 1409-1428, November.
    4. Shahbaz, Muhammad & Mallick, Hrushikesh & Kumar, Mantu & Loganathan, Nanthakumar, 2015. "Does Globalization Impede Environmental Quality in India?," MPRA Paper 67285, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 15 Oct 2015.
    5. repec:eee:enepol:v:110:y:2017:i:c:p:600-608 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Aviral Tiwari, 2014. "Unemployment hysteresis in Australia: evidence using nonlinear and stationarity tests with breaks," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 48(2), pages 681-695, March.

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    Keywords

    Carbon dioxide emissions; Energy consumption; Economic growth; Causality; Structural breaks; Impulse response functions; Variance decomposition.;

    JEL classification:

    • Q40 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - General
    • Q43 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy and the Macroeconomy
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling
    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth

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