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Energy consumption at the state level: The unit root null hypothesis from Australia

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  • Kumar Narayan, Paresh
  • Narayan, Seema
  • Popp, Stephan

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In this paper, our goal is to examine the unit root null hypothesis in energy consumption for Australian states and territory. We consider sectoral energy consumption for Australia and its six states and one territory using time series data for the period 1973-2007. This is the first study that does this. Generally, except for some cases in South Australia, we find strong support that shocks to energy consumption have a temporary effect on energy consumption in Australia.

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Volume (Year): 87 (2010)
Issue (Month): 6 (June)
Pages: 1953-1962

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