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Tourism and environmental quality nexus: Further evidence from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

Muhammad Azam, Md. Mahmudul Alam () and Muhammad Haroon Hafeez

No 6ze5m, SocArXiv from Center for Open Science

Abstract: The central aim of this study is to contribute to the encroachment of knowledge on impact of tourism on environmental pollution by CO2 emissions ASEAN-3 namely Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore during 1990-2014. The FMOLS results reveal that the impact of tourism variable on environmental pollution is significantly positive, while for Thailand and Singapore, it is found negative and statistically significant. Empirical findings suggest that sustainable economic development should be ensured by implementing prudent public policy, where tourism industry needs to be expanded further but fulfilment of its responsibility towards maintaining green and sustainable environment must be top most priority.

Date: 2019-06-15
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