Unbridling the Economic Growth and Environmental Nexus in Pakistan

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  • Umar Nawaz Kayani College of Business, Al Ain University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; & Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Small Business Center, Al Ain University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Roohi Mumtaz International Business School, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
  • Mochammad Fahlevi Department of Management, BINUS Online Learning, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Hassan Nasseredine College of Business, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait
  • Acep Hadinata Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia




Kuznets Curve, Air Pollutants, Economic Growth, Environmental Performance


The Kuznets Curve framework is used in this study to examine the complex relationship between economic growth and environmental impact in Pakistan. The study employs descriptive statistics, pairwise correlations, and regression analysis to uncover intricate relationships among crucial variables such as pollution, environmental performance, GDP, income, and taxation. The results underscore the complex trade-offs and non-linear connections that exist within these relationships, underscoring the importance of informed policy choices in order to attain sustainable development that effectively reconciles economic advancement and environmental preservation within the specific context of Pakistan. 


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Kayani, U. N., Mumtaz, R., Fahlevi, M., Nasseredine , H., & Hadinata , A. (2024). Unbridling the Economic Growth and Environmental Nexus in Pakistan. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 14(1), 488–495. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.15528




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