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Environmental consequences of economic growth and foreign direct investment: evidence from panel data analysis

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  • Muhammad, Shahbaz
  • Samia, Nasreen
  • Talat, Afza

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This paper is aimed at investigating non-linear relationship between foreign direct investment and environmental degradation using panel data of 110 developed and developing economies. The results indicated that environmental Kuznets curve exists and foreign direct investment increases environmental degradation.

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  • Muhammad, Shahbaz & Samia, Nasreen & Talat, Afza, 2011. "Environmental consequences of economic growth and foreign direct investment: evidence from panel data analysis," MPRA Paper 32547, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 03 Aug 2011.
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    Economic Growth; FDI; Environment;

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    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business

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