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AuthorCharfeddine L.
AuthorYousef Al-Malk A.
AuthorAl Korbi K.
Available date2020-02-06T08:09:21Z
Publication Date2018
Publication NameRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
ISSN13640321
URIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.09.001
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/12859
AbstractIn line with the priorities of the Qatar national vision (QNV) 2030 and its principal pillars, we examine in this paper the energy use - economic growth nexus for Qatar during the period 1970-2014. Using recent development in both unit roots and ARDL bounds testing approach with structural breaks, we found strong evidence for the growth hypothesis. This result indicates that the Qatari policymakers should recognize that energy conservation policies will have adverse effects on economic growth, and therefore alternative means must be undertaken to preserve the environment. This paper presents and discusses a detailed economic, energy and environmental policies that can help Qatari policymakers in achieving the objective of balance between economic growth and environment quality. - 2017 Elsevier Ltd
SponsorThis research was made possible by UREP grant# 18-157-5-043 from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar foundation). The statements made herein are solely the responsibility of the author(s).
Languageen
PublisherElsevier Ltd
SubjectCointegration with structural breaks
SubjectEconomics growth
SubjectEnergy conservation policy
SubjectEnergy consumption
SubjectQatar economy
SubjectUnit root test with structural breaks
TitleIs it possible to improve environmental quality without reducing economic growth: Evidence from the Qatar economy
TypeArticle Review
Pagination25-39
Volume Number82


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