The determinants of co2 emissions in Malaysia: A new aspect

Chin, Mui Yin and Puah, Chin Hong and Teo, Cia Ling and Joseph, Justina (2018) The determinants of co2 emissions in Malaysia: A new aspect. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 8 (1). pp. 190-194. ISSN 2146-4553

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Abstract

In light of the deterioration of environmental quality, this study aims to identify the determinants of CO2 emissions in Malaysia using the autoregressive distributed lag and the decomposition-type threshold methods. This study signifies that economic growth is the main contributor to CO2 emissions which is in line with the theory of the Environmental Kuznets Curve curve. Meanwhile, this study also confirms that vertical intra-industry trade between Malaysia and China together with the bilateral FDI from China to Malaysia are the significant determinants of CO2 emissions in Malaysia. As such, this study suggests that the Malaysian government should monitor the implementation of the green growth strategy to enhance the sustainability of the economic and trade growth without compromising environmental quality. © 2018, Econjournals. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: CO2 Emissions, Economic Growth, Vertical Intra-industry Trade, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2018 08:12
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 08:36
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/19677

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