The Impact of Urbanization on Energy Demand: An Empirical Evidence from Somalia
Jan 24

The Impact of Urbanization on Energy Demand: An Empirical Evidence from Somalia

Urbanization is an issue of social and economic modernization. It does not only imply the transformation of rural labor from agriculture-based economy to industrial and service sector economy in urban areas, but it also involves the structural change of rural areas into urban areas.

However, these processes lead to rapid growth in fossil fuel energy demand which releases carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere (Nguyen and Ngo, 2019). Nevertheless, the nexus between urbanization energy-environment issues have been studying extensively in the literature in recent decades including, inter alia, energy consumption and urbanization; environmental pollution and
urbanization. (Poumanyvong and Kaneko, 2010; Sbia et al., 2017; Shahbaz et al., 2017). Click here to read the article


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