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Energy Crisis and Performance of Industry of Pakistan: An Empirical Study

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  • Muhammad Ibrahim Abdullah

    (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan)

  • Liu Wei

    (School of Economics & Business Administration, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China)

  • Waseem Anwar

    (Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey)

  • Umair Saeed Bhutta

    (Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China)

Abstract

This study investigates the impact of energy crisis on the financial performance of the different industries in Pakistan. The performance has been measured by return on assets ratio (ROA). The performance of all the KSE listed companies from five major industries of Pakistan has been observed for the period of six years (2004 to 2009). For descriptive and paired sample mean comparison, sample has divided into two, pre and post energy crisis. Results of the study suggested that performance of the companies have decreased significantly because of energy crisis in Pakistan. Industry wise analysis revealed that Textile, Cement and Engineering Industries badly affected by energy crisis. However impact of energy crisei on Sugar and Chemical industry is insignificant.

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  • Muhammad Ibrahim Abdullah & Liu Wei & Waseem Anwar & Umair Saeed Bhutta, 2013. "Energy Crisis and Performance of Industry of Pakistan: An Empirical Study," Bulletin of Energy Economics (BEE), The Economics and Social Development Organization (TESDO), vol. 1(3), pages 21-27, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijr:beejor:v:1:y:2013:i:3:p:21-27
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    Cited by:

    1. Naqi Shah, Sadia & Qayyum, Abdul, 2016. "Analyse Risk-Return Paradox: Evidence from Electricity Sector of Pakistan," MPRA Paper 85528, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Shahbaz, Muhammad, 2015. "Measuring Economic Cost of Electricity Shortage: Current Challenges and Future Prospects in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 67164, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 12 Oct 2015.
    3. Shahbaz, Muhammad & Loganathan, Nanthakumar & Zeshan, Mohammad & Zaman, Khalid, 2015. "Does renewable energy consumption add in economic growth? An application of auto-regressive distributed lag model in Pakistan," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 576-585.
    4. Yousaf Ali & Awan Memoona & Claudio Socci & Sania Binte Saleem, 2019. "Can coal replace other fossil fuels to fulfil the energy demand in Pakistan? An environmental impact analysis," Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 3(2), pages 293-318, June.

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    Keywords

    Energy Crisis; Performance of Industry; Pakistan;
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    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • Q43 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy and the Macroeconomy
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling
    • F18 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Environment

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