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Declining Energy Intensity in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector

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  • Claire P. Doblin

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Since the first oil price shock of 1973 -74, there has been considerable reduction in total energy use per unit of total output. This development has many names: increasing energy conservation, demand elasticity, increasing energy productivity, or, conversely, decreasing energy intensity.

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  • Claire P. Doblin, 1988. "Declining Energy Intensity in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2), pages 109-135.
  • Handle: RePEc:aen:journl:1988v09-02-a08
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