Globalization, institution and environmental quality: A case of selected sub-Shahara Africa countries
Ubong Ekerrete Udonwa, Dominic Richard Ekpeno
The world today is been faced with numerous challenges and one of those challenges is global warming which was as a result of climate change caused by basically economic activities. The aim of this study is to investigate on the effect of globalization and institutions and how they both affect environmental quality with reference to selected Sub-Sahara Africa Countries. A trend analysis was also carried out to study the movement of these variables used to proxy globalization, institution and environmental quality. The study also used the pooled OLS coupled with both the random effect, fixed effect and the Hausman test for the appropriateness of the model. The result of the study shows a positive relationship between globalization and environmental quality and a negative relation relationship between institution and environmental quality. Based on the result, the study recommends the effectiveness of government policies on quest for eco-friendly environmental and to reduce pollutions of all sort.