Green Growth in Algeria: Balancing Industry and Environment for Sustainable Economic Development

Keywords: energy efficiency, carbon dioxide emissions, sustainable economic development, KLEM model


This study investigates the sustainable economic development of Algeria's industry from 1990 to 2021, focusing on the transition towards green growth. Employing a database for three industrial branches (hydrocarbon; iron, steel and mining; building materials) and a semi-logarithmic production function, the study evaluates the productivity changes in industrial workers and the implications for green growth using the KELM model. The findings reveal a decrease in CO2 emissions and a significant rise in energy efficiency and productivity. These changes reflect the industry's movement towards sustainable economic growth, emphasizing renewable energy and low-carbon industries. The study concludes that while Algeria has made progress towards balancing industrial growth and environmental sustainability, further development in new green sectors is crucial for achieving a more sustainable economic model.


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Bouazza Elamine ZEMRI , University of Tlemcen. Algeria

POLDEVA Laboratory


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How to Cite
ZEMRI , B. E. (2024). Green Growth in Algeria: Balancing Industry and Environment for Sustainable Economic Development. Dirassat Journal Economic Issue, 15(1), 119-139.