Journal Article

The Effect of Renewable Energy Generation on Import Demand

Author

  • Andrea Vaona
Publication Date

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. The results display a considerable robustness across estimation methods and model specifications.

Info

JEL Classification
C23, F10, Q20, Q43
DOI
10.1016/j.renene.2015.07.062

Key Words

  • Import demand
  • Panel data
  • Renewable energy generation

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