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A Robust Multivariate Long Run Analysis of European Electricity Prices

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  • Matteo Pelagatti

    (University of Milan-Bicocca)

  • Bruno Bosco

    (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

  • Lucia Parisio

    (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

  • Fabio Baldi

    (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca and Ref. Ricerche per l’economia e la finanza)

Abstract

This paper analyses the interdependencies existing in wholesale European electricity prices. The results of a multivariate long run dynamic analysis of weekly median prices reveal the presence of a strong although not perfect integration among some neighboring markets considered in the sample and the existence of common long-term dynamics of electricity prices and gas prices but not oil prices. The existence of long-term dynamics among gas prices and electricity prices may prove to be important for long-term hedging operations to be conducted even in markets where there are no electricity derivatives.

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Paper provided by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in its series Working Papers with number 2007.103.

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Keywords: European Electricity Prices; Cointegration; Interdependencies; Equilibrium Correction Model; Oil Prices;

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  1. Sévi, Benoît & Le Pen, Yannick, 2010. "Volatility transmission and volatility impulse response functions in European electricity forward markets," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/5450, Paris Dauphine University.
  2. Elbert Dijkgraaf & Maarten C.W. Janssen, 2009. "Defining European Wholesale Electricity Markets: An “And/Or” Approach," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 09-079/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  3. Guillermo Carlomagnol & Antoni Espasa, 2014. "The pairwise approach to model a large set of disaggregates with common trends," Statistics and Econometrics Working Papers ws141309, Universidad Carlos III, Departamento de Estadística y Econometría.

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