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Clean energy-growth nexus in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from cross-sectionally dependent heterogeneous panel with structural breaks

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This paperexaminestheexistenceandnatureofacausalityrelationshipbetweencleanenergycon- sumption andeconomicgrowthforapanelofelevensub-SaharanAfricancountriesovertheperiod 1971–2007.Weapplythepanelunitroottestthataccountsforthepresenceofmultiplestructuralbreaks [13] and thenewly-developedpanelcointegrationmethodologywhichallowsforcross-sectiondepen- dence andmultiplestructuralbreaks [38] as wellasabootstrap-correctedGrangercausalitytest.The estimation resultsshowthatthereiscointegrationbetweencleanenergyconsumptionandeconomic growth.Further,theresultsfromthepanelcausalitytestsindicatethatthereisindeedaunidirectional Grangercausal flowfromcleanenergyconsumptiontoeconomicgrowth
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hal-01687491 , version 1 (18-01-2018)

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Mahamat Hamit-Haggar. Clean energy-growth nexus in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from cross-sectionally dependent heterogeneous panel with structural breaks. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2016, 57, pp.1237 - 1244. ⟨10.1016/j.rser.2015.12.161⟩. ⟨hal-01687491⟩
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