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Title: Ecological footprint and real income: Panel data evidence from the 27 highest emitting countries
Author:Uddina G A, Salahuddina M, Alama K, Gowa J
Source: Ecological Indicators (77)
Date:June 2017

This study examines the effects of real income, financial development and trade openness on the ecological footprint of consumption using a panel data of leading world ecological footprint contributors during the period 1991–2012. The results indicate a positive and significant association between ecological footprint and real income, and a negative and insignificant impact of trade openness on ecological footprints. Financial development is also observed to reduce ecological footprints.

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