Energy - revival of a burning matter
AbstractThe main purpose of this paper is to preview the other contributions to this volume of the EIB Papers. In this context, it offers a few additional perspectives. One highlights why energy issues have re-emerged as a matter of policy interest. Another concerns the difference between the macroeconomic impact of the oil price shocks of the 1970s and that of the recent rise in international energy prices. A third perspective - set against concerns about the security of energy supply for Europe - pertains to the wide variation in energy import dependency across EU countries. Lastly, the paper comments on the energy efficiency ambitions of the European Union.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by European Investment Bank, Economics Department in its series EIB Papers with number 1/2007.
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energy policy; security of supply; energy efficiency;
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