The environmental impact of industrialization and foreign direct investment
作者: Eric Evans Osei OpokuMicheal Kofi Boachie
作者单位: 1Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Ave. Kowloon, Hong Kong
2School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Middle Campus, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
刊名: Energy Policy, 2020, Vol.137
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.111178
关键词: EnvironmentEmissionsForeign direct investmentIndustrializationAfrica
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)In recent years, the major concern about the environment has been the emissions of greenhouse gases and the consequent impact on climate change. There is a huge interest among scholars in examining factors that contribute to environmental degradation. In this study, we examined the environmental impact of foreign direct investment and industrialization in 36 selected African countries using data for the period 1980–2014. We proxied the environment with a number of factors including carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane, and total greenhouse gases emissions. Employing the Pooled Mean Group estimation technique, we found that the effect of industrialization on the environment is generally insignificant. However, the effect of foreign direct investment on the environment is...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.743 (2012)

  • investment 投资
  • direct 直接的
  • foreign 外国的
  • impact 冲击碰撞
  • environmental 环境的