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Effects of public and private expenditures on environmental pollution: A dynamic heterogeneous panel data analysis

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  • Adewuyi, Adeolu O.

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This paper examined the impact of expenditures of household, firm and government on aggregate and sectoral carbon emissions in the world economies during 1990–2015. The modified heterogeneous panel data technique was used to estimate both carbon emission and income models from which both the direct and indirect effects of expenditure categories were estimated along with long-run and short-run analyses.

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  • Adewuyi, Adeolu O., 2016. "Effects of public and private expenditures on environmental pollution: A dynamic heterogeneous panel data analysis," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 65(C), pages 489-506.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:65:y:2016:i:c:p:489-506
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2016.06.090
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    Expenditure categories; Carbon-emissions; Heterogeneous panel data analysis; EKC; World Economies;

    JEL classification:

    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling
    • Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters and their Management; Global Warming
    • 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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