Does foreign direct investment affect environmental pollution in China's cities? A spatial econometric perspective.

@article{Liu2018DoesFD,
  title={Does foreign direct investment affect environmental pollution in China's cities? A spatial econometric perspective.},
  author={Qianqian Liu and Shaojian Wang and Wenzhong Zhang and Dongsheng Zhan and Jiaming Li},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2018},
  volume={613-614},
  pages={521-529}
}
Environmental pollution has aroused extensive concern worldwide. Existing literature on the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and environmental pollution has, however, seldom taken into account spatial effects. Addressing this gap, this paper investigated the spatial agglomeration effects and dynamics at work in FDI and environmental pollution (namely, in waste soot and dust, sulfur dioxide, and wastewater) in 285 Chinese cities during the period 2003-2014, using global and… CONTINUE READING