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Import demand and renewable energy generation in 26 countries


  • Andrea Vaona

    () (Department of Economics (University of Verona))


In the present paper the link between renewable energy generation and imports dynamics is explored in import demand equations. We find that renewable energy generation reduces import growth. Results display a considerable robustness.

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  • Andrea Vaona, 2013. "Import demand and renewable energy generation in 26 countries," Working Papers 07/2013, University of Verona, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ver:wpaper:07/2013

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    renewable energy generation; import demand; panel data; Thirlwall law;

    JEL classification:

    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • Q20 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - General
    • Q43 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy and the Macroeconomy
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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