TEACHING ASSISTANT , PAKISTAN INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
ITS A DISSAGGREGATED ANALYSIS OF PRODUCT SPECIFIC FOOTPRINTS
This research aims to dis-aggregate the ecological footprints of Pakistan in relation to income growth and other explanatory variables, like trade openness bio-capacity and energy use. This study has also investigated the EKC type relation between income growth and environmental pressure, Using secondary data for the period of 1980-2015 for Pakistan. This research has utilized the ARDL bound technique to determine short run and long run relation between income growth and per ca pita footprints for each economic activity separately. Research found that Pakistan is importing greater share of its total pollution from other economies over the time as the income increases. Consumption footprints are relocated by growing income of the Pakistan economy. As the income grows up, negative environmental consequences are trade across the borders but inflow is quite higher than inflow in case of Pakistan.