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dc.contributor.authorAtif, Syed Muhammaden_US
dc.contributor.authorSiddiqi, Muhammad Wasifen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-01T13:09:12Z-
dc.date.available2012-11-01T13:09:12Z-
dc.date.issued2010-02-12-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/65688-
dc.description.abstractThis study examines the Granger causality between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Pakistan using annual data covering the period 1971 to 2007. Augmented Dickey-Fuller test and Phillips-Perron test reveal that both the series, after logarithmic transformation, are non-stationary and individually integrated at order one. Engle and Granger Cointegration test exhibits the absence of long-run relationship among the variables. Two tests of causality, standard Granger Causality test and Modified WALD test (T-Y test) affirm the existence of unidirectional Granger causality from electricity consumption to economic growth without any feedback effect. Therefore, an immediate effort to increase electricity availability is required and energy conservation policies are supposed to halt the economic growth.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft |cKiel und Hamburgen_US
dc.subject.jelC32en_US
dc.subject.jelO20en_US
dc.subject.jelQ43en_US
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keywordEconomic Growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordElectricity Consumptionen_US
dc.subject.keywordToda-Yamamotoen_US
dc.subject.keywordPakistanen_US
dc.subject.stwEconomic Growthen_US
dc.subject.stwElectricity transmissionen_US
dc.titleThe Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth Nexus in Pakistan: A New Evidenceen_US
dc.typePreprinten_US
dc.identifier.ppn729156729-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:esprep:65688-

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