Regional Evidence regarding U.S. Residential Electricity Consumption
AbstractRegional economic, demographic, and climatic data are used to analyze residential electricity demand in the United States. Results indicate that electricity is an inferior good for households in the United States. This confirms earlier research compiled using data for less geographically extensive regional and metropolitan markets. The results imply that demographic growth may place fewer pressures on electricity generation capacity than was previously assumed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 29093.
Date of creation: 16 Sep 2009
Date of revision: 2009
Residential Electricity Demand; Regional Economics;
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- R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods
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