Impact of Renewable Energy on the Economy of Saudi Arabia


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  • Khaled Abdalla Moh'd AL-Tamimi Department of Financial and Administrative Sciences, Irbid University College, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan
  • Mohammad Sulieman Jaradat Department of Banking and Financial Sciences, Ajloun National University, Jordan.
  • Fatima Lahcen Yachou Aityassine Department of Financial and Administrative Sciences, Irbid University College, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan.
  • Mustafa M. Soumadi Department of Financial and Administrative Sciences, Irbid University College, Al-Balqa’ Applied University, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.14099

Keywords:

Renewable Energy, Saudi Economy, GDP, Per Capita, Net Foreign Direct Investment, Unemployment, Fixed Capital Formation, Net Foreign Trade

Abstract

The objective of the study was to identify the impact of renewable energy on Saudi economy during 2000-2021. Analytical techniques were used to conduct this study. An analysis of the study used a set of variables, in which Renewable energy perceives as independent variable and the dependent variables are GDP per capita, net foreign direct investment, unemployment, fixed capital formation, and net foreign trade. The data of the study were analyzed using the E-views program. According to the study, renewable energy has an impact on certain economic variables and does not have an impact on others. A partial validity is found for the study's central hypothesis. According to our findings, renewable energy contributes significantly to net foreign direct investment, unemployment, and fixed capital formation, but not to GDP per capita, net foreign trade, or fixed capital formation.

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Published

2023-05-17

How to Cite

AL-Tamimi, K. A. M., Jaradat, M. S., Aityassine, F. L. Y., & Soumadi, M. M. (2023). Impact of Renewable Energy on the Economy of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 13(3), 20–27. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijeep.14099

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