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The Hydroelectricity Consumption and Economic Growth Nexus: A Long Time Span Analysis

Matheus Koengkan


The objective of this article is analyze the nexus between hydroelectricity consumption and economic growth in seven Latin America countries in the period from 1966 to 2015, using an auto-regressive distributive lag (ARDL) with methodology. The results suggest the existence of feedback hypothesis in short-run, where the hydroelectricity consumption and economic growth are interrelated.

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