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The sclerosis of regional electricity intensities in Italy: An aggregate and sectoral analysis

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The convergence of regional electricity intensities in Italy is studied over the period from 1997 to 2007. We emphasize the importance of the statistical significance of the results, which show a striking sclerosis of the geographic distribution of the variable under scrutiny. A shift-share analysis points up the importance of region-specific effects. Policy implications are discussed.

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  • Vaona, Andrea, 2013. "The sclerosis of regional electricity intensities in Italy: An aggregate and sectoral analysis," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 104(C), pages 880-889.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:104:y:2013:i:c:p:880-889
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.12.018
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    Keywords

    Electricity intensity; Italy; Regions; Convergence;

    JEL classification:

    • Q4 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics

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