Revisiting the Environmental Kuznets Curve Hypothesis for Turkey

  • Kamil Demirberk ÜnlüEmail author
  • Nihan Potas
  • Mehmet Yılmaz
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Complexity book series (SPCOM)


We empirically reexamine the interdependency between renewable energy, nonrenewable energy, economic growth, and carbon dioxide emission by employing multivariate time series techniques for the periods between 1970 and 2013. Our results prove the evidence of a long-run relation between the tested variables. Also, we revisit the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis for the case of Turkey.


Economic growth Renewable energy Kuznets curve Multivariate time series analysis Cointegration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kamil Demirberk Ünlü
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nihan Potas
    • 2
  • Mehmet Yılmaz
    • 1
  1. 1.Ankara UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.International Science Association-Ankara, TurkeyGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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