Indian Journal of Agricultural Research

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Dynamic Relationship between Environment, Taxation and Economic Growth in the Saharan Africa: Case Study of Nigeria

Alexander Olawumi Dabor, Sadiq Oshoke Akhor, Victor Chukwudeme Odu, Timothy Onechojon Usman
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1Department of Accounting, Edo State University Uzairue, Nigeria.
Cite article:- Dabor Olawumi Alexander, Akhor Oshoke Sadiq, Odu Chukwudeme Victor, Usman Onechojon Timothy (2022). Dynamic Relationship between Environment, Taxation and Economic Growth in the Saharan Africa: Case Study of Nigeria. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 56(4): 502-506. doi: 10.18805/IJARe.AF-701.
Background: Worldwide environmental pollution has called for overwhelming concern of researchers and stakeholders in the last twenty years because of the menace it unlashes on man’s life. The aim of this research work is to ascertain the causation among economic advancement, Carbon emission, energy consumption and taxation. The study focused on the Nigerian economic and the period under review is thirty-three (33) years. 
Methods: Test was performed to explain the accurate transmission among the dependent and the independent variables. This study employed Granger estimation to ascertain the direction of the connection amongst the variables.   
Result: Results revealed that tax has unidirectional connection with economic advancement. The result also showed that Carbon emission has unidirectional relationship with economic growth. The result further revealed that energy consumption has a unidirectional association with taxation. This study suggests that economic growth does not affect energy consumption, taxation and carbon emission. This study recommended that for future study, intending researchers should use fuel consumption to proxy energy consumption. The study also recommended that the Nigerian government should increase tax paid by oil companies in order to curtail their excesses and generate more revenue.

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