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Regulation, pollution and heterogeneity in Japanese steam power generation companies

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  • Barros, Carlos Pestana
  • Managi, Shunsuke

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In this paper, the random stochastic frontier model is used to estimate the technical efficiency of Japanese steam power generation companies taking into regulation and pollution. The companies are ranked according to their productivity for the period 1976-2003 and homogenous and heterogeneous variables in the cost function are disentangled. Policy implication is derived.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

Volume (Year): 37 (2009)
Issue (Month): 8 (August)
Pages: 3109-3114

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Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:37:y:2009:i:8:p:3109-3114

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Keywords: Japan Energy companies Efficiency;

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  1. Pestana Barros, Carlos & Sequeira Antunes, Olinda, 2011. "Performance assessment of Portuguese wind farms: Ownership and managerial efficiency," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 3055-3063, June.

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