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Samuel Asumadu Sarkodie

Research fellow, Nord University

Samuel Asumadu (SA) Sarkodie is a multidisciplinary researcher with Ph.D. Environmental Science from Macquarie University, Australia, and MS. Sustainable Environment & Energy Systems. He's currently a research fellow at Nord University, Norway. His research interest includes Environmental and energy economics, Environmental health, Environmental modeling, Environmental policy, Climate change, Health impact assessments, Sustainable development, Air Pollution, and Sustainable management of the environment. He has over 100 peer-reviewed S/SCI-E journal articles and has reviewed over 900 pre-publications in 165 international journals as a Verified Peer Reviewer. He currently serves as a subject editor for Sustainable production and consumption (Elsevier), Environmental Advances (Elsevier), Sustainability (MDPI), Clean Technologies (MDPI), and Earth (MDPI).

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, Nord University

Education

  • 2019 
    Macquarie University, Australia, Ph.D. Environmental Science
  • 2016 
    Middle East Technical University, MSc. Sustainable Environment & Energy Systems
  • 2012 
    University for Development Studies , BSc. Community Nutrition

Publications

  • 2020
    Are fluctuations in coal, oil and natural gas consumption permanent or transitory? Evidence from OECD countries, Heliyon
  • 2020
    Examining the external-factors-led growth hypothesis for the South African economy, Heliyon
  • 2020
    The Impact Assessment of Energy, Agriculture, and Socioeconomic Indicators on Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Ghana, World Scientific
  • 2020
    Causal effect of environmental factors, economic indicators and domestic material consumption using frequency domain causality test, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2020
    Global effect of urban sprawl, industrialization, trade and economic development on carbon dioxide emissions, Environmental Research Letters
  • 2020
    Predicting the influence of climate on grassland area burned in Xilingol, China with dynamic simulations of autoregressive distributed lag models, PlosOne
  • 2020
    Generation of energy and environmental-economic growth consequences: Is there any difference across transition economies?, Energy Reports
  • 2020
    Foreign direct investment and renewable energy in climate change mitigation: Does governance matter?, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2020
    Trivariate modelling of the nexus between electricity consumption, urbanization and economic growth in Nigeria: fresh insights from Maki Cointegration and causality tests, Heliyon
  • 2020
    Electricity access and income inequality in South Africa: Evidence from Bayesian and NARDL analyses, Energy Strategy Reviews
  • 2020
    Mitigating degradation and emissions in China: The role of environmental sustainability, human capital and renewable energy, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2020
    Investigating the cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China using dynamic statistical techniques, Heliyon
  • 2020
    Dynamic linkage between renewable and conventional energy use, environmental quality and economic growth: Evidence from Emerging Market and Developing Economies, Energy Reports
  • 2020
    Environmental quality effects of income, energy prices and trade: The role of renewable energy consumption in G-7 countries, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2020
    New insight into the causal linkage between economic expansion, FDI, coal consumption, pollutant emissions and urbanization in South Africa, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2020
    Electricity access, human development index, governance and income inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa, Energy Reports
  • 2020
    The relationship between financial development and income inequality in Turkey, Economic Structures
  • 2020
    The prospects of decentralised solar energy home systems in rural communities: User experience, determinants, and impact of free solar power on the energy poverty cycle, Energy Strategy Reviews
  • 2020
    Bibliometric Analysis of Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Sustainability Assessment of Renewable Energy, Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health
  • 2020
    Testing the role of oil production in the environmental Kuznets curve of oil producing countries: New insights from Method of Moments Quantile Regression, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2020
    Investigating the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis in Kenya: a multivariate analysis, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • 2020
    Assessment of the role of renewable energy consumption and trade policy on environmental degradation using innovation accounting: Evidence from the US, Renewable Energy
  • 2020
    Fiscal policy and CO2 emissions from heterogeneous fuel sources in Thailand: Evidence from multiple structural breaks cointegration test, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Dynamic impact of trade policy, economic growth, fertility rate, renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on ecological footprint in Europe, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Interrelationship of microplastic pollution in sediments and oysters in a seaport environment of the eastern coast of Australia, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Achieving a cleaner environment via the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis: determinants of electricity access and pollution in India, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
  • 2019
    Effect of temperature on heavy metal(loid) deportment during pyrolysis of Avicennia marina biomass obtained from phytoremediation, Bioresource Technology
  • 2019
    Effect of foreign direct investments, economic development and energy consumption on greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Investigation of environmental Kuznets curve for ecological footprint: The role of energy and financial development, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Does energy consumption follow asymmetric behavior? An assessment of Ghana's energy sector dynamics, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    A review on Environmental Kuznets Curve hypothesis using bibliometric and meta-analysis, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Toward a sustainable environment: Nexus between CO2 emissions, resource rent, renewable and nonrenewable energy in 16-EU countries, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Economic, social and governance adaptation readiness for mitigation of climate change vulnerability: Evidence from 192 countries, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Another look at the relationship between energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, and economic growth in South Africa, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Environmental sustainability assessment using dynamic Autoregressive-Distributed Lag simulations—Nexus between greenhouse gas emissions, biomass energy, food and economic growth, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Energy Conversion Efficiency of Pyrolysis of Chicken Litter and Rice Husk Biomass, Energy & Fuels
  • 2019
    Contemporaneous interaction between energy consumption, economic growth and environmental sustainability in South Africa: What drives what?, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2019
    Proximate determinants of particulate matter (PM2.5) emission, mortality and life expectancy in Europe, Central Asia, Australia, Canada and the US, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2018
    Assessment of contribution of Australia's energy production to CO2 emissions and environmental degradation using statistical dynamic approach, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2018
    Empirical study of the Environmental Kuznets curve and Environmental Sustainability curve hypothesis for Australia, China, Ghana and USA, Journal of Cleaner Production
  • 2018
    Renewable energy, nuclear energy, and environmental pollution: Accounting for political institutional quality in South Africa, Science of The Total Environment
  • 2018
    Soil-to-cassava transfer of naturally occurring radionuclides from communities along Ghana's oil and gas rich Tano Basin, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
  • 2018
    The invisible hand and EKC hypothesis: what are the drivers of environmental degradation and pollution in Africa?, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2018
    Determinants of energy consumption in Kenya: A NIPALS approach, Energy
  • 2017
    Is there a causal effect between agricultural production and carbon dioxide emissions in Ghana?, Environmental Engineering Research
  • 2017
    Carbon dioxide emissions, GDP per capita, industrialization and population: An evidence from Rwanda, Environmental Engineering Research
  • 2017
    Recent evidence of the relationship between carbon dioxide emissions, energy use, GDP, and population in Ghana: A linear regression approach, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2017
    The relationship between carbon dioxide emissions, electricity production and consumption in Ghana, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2017
    The causal nexus between energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, and macroeconomic variables in Ghana, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2017
    The impact of energy, agriculture, macroeconomic and human-induced indicators on environmental pollution: evidence from Ghana, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2017
    Estimating Ghana’s electricity consumption by 2030: An ARIMA forecast, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2017
    The relationship between carbon dioxide, crop and food production index in Ghana, Environmental Engineering Research
  • 2017
    Novel derivatives of regioisomerically pure 1,7-disubstituted perylene diimide dyes bearing phenoxy and pyrrolidinyl substituents: Synthesis, photophysical, thermal, and structural properties, Journal of Luminescence
  • 2017
    The causal nexus between carbon dioxide emissions and agricultural ecosystem—an econometric approach, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2016
    The potential and economic viability of solar photovoltaic power in Ghana, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects
  • 2016
    Electricity production potential and social benefits from rice husk, a case study in Pakistan, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    A review of renewable energy sources, sustainability issues and climate change mitigation, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    A hybrid solar photovoltaic-wind turbine-Rankine cycle for electricity generation in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    The casual nexus between child mortality rate, fertility rate, GDP, household final consumption expenditure, and food production index, Cogent Economics & Finance
  • 2016
    The relationship between carbon dioxide emissions, energy consumption, and GDP: A recent evidence from Pakistan, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    Energy use, carbon dioxide emissions, GDP, industrialization, financial development, and population, a causal nexus in Sri Lanka: With a subsequent prediction of energy use using neural network, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2016
    Forecasting Nigeria’s energy use by 2030, an econometric approach, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2016
    Carbon dioxide emission, electricity consumption, industrialization, and economic growth nexus: The Beninese case, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2016
    The causal effect of carbon dioxide emissions, electricity consumption, economic growth, and industrialization in Sierra Leone, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2016
    A review of Ghana’s solar energy potential, AIMS Energy
  • 2016
    A multivariate analysis of carbon dioxide emissions, electricity consumption, economic growth, financial development, industrialization, and urbanization in Senegal, Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • 2016
    Feasibility of biomass heating system in Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    The relationship between carbon dioxide and agriculture in Ghana: a comparison of VECM and ARDL model, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2016
    A review of Ghana’s energy sector national energy statistics and policy framework, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    Multivariate co-integration analysis of the Kaya factors in Ghana, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2016
    Carbon dioxide emissions, GDP, energy use, and population growth: a multivariate and causality analysis for Ghana, 1971–2013, Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • 2016
    A review of Ghana’s water resource management and the future prospect, Cogent Engineering
  • 2016
    The potential and economic viability of wind farms in Ghana, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects