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Environmental Consequences of Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Panel Data Analysis

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  • Muhammad Shahbaz

    (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan)

  • Samia Nasreen

    (Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan)

  • Talat Afza

    (Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan)

Abstract

This paper aims to investigate the non-linear relationship between foreign direct investment and environmental degradation using panel data of 110 developed and developing economies. Our results indicated that environmental Kuznets curve exists and foreign direct investment increases environmental degradation. The findings are different in income groups and regional analysis.

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  • Muhammad Shahbaz & Samia Nasreen & Talat Afza, 2014. "Environmental Consequences of Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Panel Data Analysis," Bulletin of Energy Economics (BEE), The Economics and Social Development Organization (TESDO), vol. 2(2), pages 14-27, June.
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    Keywords

    FDI; Economic Growth; Environment;

    JEL classification:

    • Q4 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development

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