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Estimando la Demanda Residencial por Electricidad en Chile: El Consumo es Sensible al Precio

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  • José Miguel Benavente
  • Alexander Galetovic
  • Ricardo Sanhueza
  • Pablo Serra

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We estimate the demand for electricity by households in Chile. We use a monthly panel of 18 distribution companies, which starts in January 1995 and runs through december 2001. The one-month price elasticity of demand is -0.0548 and -0,39 in the long run.

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 42 (2005)
Issue (Month): 125 ()
Pages: 31-61

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Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:42:y:2005:i:125:p:31-61

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Keywords: Dynamic panels; elasticity; montecarlo; seasonality;

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  2. Claudio A Agostini & Cecilia Plottier & Eduardo Saavedra, 2011. "La Demanda Residencial por Energía Eléctrica en Chile," Working Papers wp_013, Adolfo Ibáñez University, School of Government.
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  5. Claudio Bravo Ortega & Álvaro García Marín, 2008. "Exploring the Relationship between R&D and Productivity: A Country-Level Study," Working Papers wp282, University of Chile, Department of Economics.
  6. Galetovic, Alexander & Muñoz, Cristián M., 2009. "Estimating deficit probabilities with price-responsive demand in contract-based electricity markets," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 560-569, February.
  7. Francisco Caravia & Eduardo Saavedra, 2005. "Subastando la Energía para Clientes Regulados: Un Análisis de Equilibrio," ILADES-Georgetown University Working Papers inv169, Ilades-Georgetown University, Universidad Alberto Hurtado/School of Economics and Bussines.
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