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The Nexus Among Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Growth And Carbon Emissions: Evidence From India

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Lakhi Narayan Bharadwaj



Carbon Emission, Economic Growth, Environmental degradation, Environmental Kuznets Curve, FDI, Pollution Halo Hypothesis, Pollution Heaven Hypothesis



In this study, an attempt has been made to analyse the nature of relationship among the variables of FDI inflows, economic growth and carbon emissions in the context of India. This study employs Dynamic Ordinary Least Squares (DOLS), which treats the endogeneity problem and also the estimators are adjusted for serial correlation. The findings of this study indicate that both FDI inflows and GDP per capita have a significant non-linear positive relationship with CO2 emissions. In addition, this study also supports the existence of pollution heaven hypothesis for this region.



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