Environment Kuznets Curve for Carbon Emissions: A Cointegration Analysis for Bangladesh

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  • Fazle Rabbi The University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Delwar Akbar Central Queensland University
  • SM Zobaidul Kabir Central Queensland University

Abstract

This article investigates the current status of the association between carbon emissions releases, use of energy, openness of trade and overall output of Bangladesh from its independence to 2012. The research outcomes for Bangladesh show that a robust long-run association is present there along with short-run dynamic adjustment among those variables. The research indicates that environmental degradation in Bangladesh may increase because of high economic growth in future and therefore, policies to tackle environmental pollution are imperative where the use of both market and non-market based management tools is important. Finally, this study provides some future research directions which were beyond the scope of this research.

Keywords: Environment; Environmental Economics; Air Pollution.

JEL Classifications: Q5; P42.

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Published

2014-10-30

How to Cite

Rabbi, F., Akbar, D., & Kabir, S. Z. (2014). Environment Kuznets Curve for Carbon Emissions: A Cointegration Analysis for Bangladesh. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 5(1), 45–53. Retrieved from https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/947

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