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Orjinal Araştırma Makalesi | Düzce İktisat Dergisi 2022, Cil. 3(2) 149-163

The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Environmental Degradation: Evidence from Turkey

Emre Gökçeli

ss. 149 - 163   |  Makale No: dİd.2022.011

Yayın tarihi: Aralık 22, 2022  |   Okunma Sayısı: 19  |  İndirilme Sayısı: 188


Within the major changes in climate during the past century, the scientific literature has been particularly concerned with the causes of environmental contamination. However, the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and environmental degradation has recently become a topic of debate in economics. The purpose of this study is to analyse the impact of FDI inflows on environmental deterioration in Turkey using the autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) method both in the short and long runs during the period from 1990 to 2017. For this purpose, ecological footprint is used as a proxy for environmental degradation and as the dependent variable while FDI inflows are used as the independent variable. The results indicate that FDI inflows are associated with an increase in environmental degradation in the long run, lending support to the pollution haven hypothesis for Turkey. This research also includes policy implications and recommendations for further research in light of its findings.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Turkey, Pollution haven hypothesis, Pollution halo hypothesis, Ecological footprint, Autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) approach

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APA 6th edition
Gokceli, E. (2022). The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Environmental Degradation: Evidence from Turkey . Düzce İktisat Dergisi, 3(2), 149-163.

Gokceli, E. (2022). The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Environmental Degradation: Evidence from Turkey . Düzce İktisat Dergisi, 3(2), pp. 149-163.

Chicago 16th edition
Gokceli, Emre (2022). "The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Environmental Degradation: Evidence from Turkey ". Düzce İktisat Dergisi 3 (2):149-163.


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