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Estimating Residential Electricity Demand Responses in Pakistan’s Punjab

  • Theresa Chaudhry


    (Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan.)

In this paper, we aim to understand residential electricity demand responses to changes in income, in order to assist policymakers in managing demand for electricity and evaluating tariff increases associated with proposed projects for increasing supply, while minimizing the impact on poverty.

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Article provided by Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics in its journal Lahore Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 15 (2010)
Issue (Month): Special Edition (September)
Pages: 107-138

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Handle: RePEc:lje:journl:v:15:y:2010:i:sp:p:107-138
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