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Renewable energy consumption–economic growth nexus in Turkey

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  • Ocal, Oguz
  • Aslan, Alper

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This paper examines the renewable energy consumption–economic growth causality nexus in Turkey. Studies in the literature can be grouped as country-specific and multi-country studies. The results of these studies are inconsistent, and there is no agreement on the existence or the direction of causality between renewable energy consumption and economic growth. The results of this country-specific study support conservation hypothesis. The results of empirical tests from ARDL approach show that renewable energy consumption has a negative impact on economic growth, and the ones of Toda–Yamamoto causality tests show that there is a unidirectional causality running from economic growth to renewable energy consumption.

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Volume (Year): 28 (2013)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 494-499

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Keywords: Renewable energy consumption; Economic growth; Causality;

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  1. Sebri, Maamar & Ben Salha, Ousama, 2013. "On the causal dynamics between economic growth, renewable energy consumption, CO2 emissions and trade openness: Fresh evidence from BRICS countries," MPRA Paper 52535, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  3. Ben Jebli, Mehdi & Ben Youssef, Slim & Ozturk, Ilhan, 2014. "The Role of Renewable Energy Consumption and Trade: Environmental Kuznets Curve Analysis for Sub-Saharan Africa Countries," MPRA Paper 54300, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Ben Jebli, Mehdi & Ben Youssef, Slim, 2014. "Economic growth, combustible renewables and waste consumption and emissions in North Africa," MPRA Paper 55300, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Halkos, George & Tzeremes, Nickolaos, 2013. "The effect of electricity consumption from renewable sources on countries’ economic growth levels: Evidence from advanced, emerging and developing economies," MPRA Paper 50630, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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