Chapter 1

The Energy-Growth Nexus: History, Development, and New Challenges

Vladimír Hajko*
Maamar Sebri**
Mohammad Al-Saidi
Daniel Balsalobre-Lorente*    Mendel University in Brno, Brno, Czech Republic**    University of Sousse, Sousse, Tunisia    Institute for Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Sub-tropics (ITT), University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany    University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain


This chapter provides a summary of the energy-growth nexus (EGN) historical development and its factual context. Moreover, besides providing the connections with its close relative—the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) studies, it also and most importantly, provides insights into new challenges having ...

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