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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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  • Satti, Saqlain Latif & Hassan, Muhammad shahid & Mahmood, Haider & Shahbaz, Muhammad, 2013. "Coal Consumption: An Alternate Energy Resource to Fuel Economic Growth in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 50147, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 17 Sep 2013.
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    Pakistan; Economic Growth; Coal Consumption;

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    • C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling

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