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Consommation d’énergie et croissance économique en Afrique subsaharienne

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  • Florian Grosset
  • Phu Nguyen Van

This paper examines the relationship between per capita energy consumption and per capita income and the determinants of this relationship using a panel data sample of 29 Sub-Saharan African countries over the period from 1980 to 2011. We explicitly account for country heterogeneity by using a panel data heterogeneous coefficients model. The findings suggest that the energy-income nexus is very heterogeneous and an environmental Kuznets curve is found for only four countries. This heterogeneity is also emphasized in the effects of variables that influence this relationship.

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Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Mondes en développement.

Volume (Year): n° 176 (2016)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 25-42

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