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Walid Matar

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King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
http://www.kapsarc.org/



P.O. Box 88550, Riyadh 11672
RePEc:edi:kapsasa (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Walid Matar, 2019. "Households’ Demand Response to Changes in Electricity Prices: A Microeconomic-Physical Approach," Discussion Papers ks-2019-dp51, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  2. Walid Matar, 2017. "Reforming Industrial Fuel and Residential Electricity Prices in Saudi Arabia," Discussion Papers ks-2017--dp018, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  3. Walid Matar & Amro Elshurafa, 2017. "Electricity Transmission Formulations in Multi-Sector National Planning Models: An illustration using the KAPSARC Energy Model," Methodology Papers ks--2017-mp04, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  4. Amro Elshurafa & Walid Matar, 2016. "Adding Photovoltaics to the Saudi Power System: What are the Costs of Intermittency?," Discussion Papers ks-1660-dp54a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  5. Walid Matar, 2016. "The Responsiveness of Fuel Demand to Gasoline Price in Passenger Transport," Discussion Papers ks-1642-dp036a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  6. Walid Matar, 2015. "Modeling residential electricity consumption and efficiency within an economic framework," Discussion Papers ks-1515-dp09a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  7. Walid Matar & Axel Pierru & Frederic Murphy & David Wogan & Bertrand Rioux, 2015. "Efficient Industrial Energy Use: The First Step in Transitioning Saudi Arabia’s Energy Mix," Discussion Papers ks-1519-dp013a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  8. Axel Pierru & Walid Matar, 2015. "The Prospects for Coal-fired Power Generation in Saudi Arabia," Discussion Papers ks-1528-dp022a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
  9. Walid Matar & Frederic Murphy & Axel Pierru & Bertrand Rioux, 2014. "Lowering Saudi Arabia’s fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices," Discussion Papers ks-1403-dp02c, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

Articles

  1. Matar, Walid, 2018. "Households' response to changes in electricity pricing schemes: Bridging microeconomic and engineering principles," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 300-308.
  2. Matar, Walid & Anwer, Murad, 2017. "Jointly reforming the prices of industrial fuels and residential electricity in Saudi Arabia," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 747-756.
  3. Matar, Walid & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel & Rioux, Bertrand & Wogan, David, 2017. "Efficient industrial energy use: The first step in transitioning Saudi Arabia's energy mix," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 80-92.
  4. Matar, Walid & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel & Rioux, Bertrand, 2015. "Lowering Saudi Arabia's fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 558-569.
  5. Axel Pierru and Walid Matar, 2014. "The Impact of Oil Price Volatility on Welfare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Implications for Public Investment Decision-making," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2).
  6. Walid Matar & Saud M. Al-Fattah & Tarek Atallah & Axel Pierru, 2013. "An introduction to oil market volatility analysis," OPEC Energy Review, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, vol. 37(3), pages 247-269, September.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Walid Matar, 2016. "The Responsiveness of Fuel Demand to Gasoline Price in Passenger Transport," Discussion Papers ks-1642-dp036a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

    Cited by:

    1. Jeyhun I. Mikayilov & Shahriyar Mukhtarov & Hasan Dinçer & Serhat Yüksel & Rıdvan Aydın, 2020. "Elasticity Analysis of Fossil Energy Sources for Sustainable Economies: A Case of Gasoline Consumption in Turkey," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 13(3), pages 1-15, February.

  2. Walid Matar, 2015. "Modeling residential electricity consumption and efficiency within an economic framework," Discussion Papers ks-1515-dp09a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

    Cited by:

    1. Amir A. Imam & Yusuf A. Al-Turki & Sreerama Kumar R., 2019. "Techno-Economic Feasibility Assessment of Grid-Connected PV Systems for Residential Buildings in Saudi Arabia—A Case Study," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(1), pages 1-25, December.

  3. Walid Matar & Axel Pierru & Frederic Murphy & David Wogan & Bertrand Rioux, 2015. "Efficient Industrial Energy Use: The First Step in Transitioning Saudi Arabia’s Energy Mix," Discussion Papers ks-1519-dp013a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

    Cited by:

    1. Bertrand Rioux & Philipp Galkin & Frederic Murphy & Axel Pierru & Artem Malov & Felipe Feijoo Palacios & Yan Li & Kang Wu, 2018. "The Economic Impact of Price Controls on China’s Natural Gas Supply Chain," Discussion Papers ks-2018-dp31, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
    2. Matar, Walid & Anwer, Murad, 2017. "Jointly reforming the prices of industrial fuels and residential electricity in Saudi Arabia," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 747-756.
    3. Octavio Escobar, Ulises Neri, Stephan Silvestre, 2020. "Energy policy of fossil fuel–producing countries: does global energy transition matter?," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 17(1), pages 5-30, June.
    4. Poudineh, Rahmatallah & Sen, Anupama & Fattouh, Bassam, 2020. "An integrated approach to electricity sector reforms in the resource rich economies of the MENA," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 138(C).
    5. Salaheddine Soummane & Frédéric Ghersi & Julien Lefèvre, 2019. "Macroeconomic pathways of the Saudi economy: the challenge of global mitigation action versus the opportunity of national energy reforms," Post-Print hal-02924714, HAL.
    6. Khalifa, Ahmed & Caporin, Massimiliano & Di Fonzo, Tommaso, 2019. "Scenario-based forecast for the electricity demand in Qatar and the role of energy efficiency improvements," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 155-164.
    7. Wogan, David & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel, 2019. "The costs and gains of policy options for coordinating electricity generation in the Gulf Cooperation Council," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 452-463.
    8. Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz & Jorge Blazquez & Michele Vittorio, 2020. "Assessing Residential Solar Rooftop Potential in Saudi Arabia Using Nighttime Satellite Images: A Study for the City of Riyadh," Discussion Papers ks--2019-dp67, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
    9. Frederic Murphy & Axel Pierru & Yves Smeers, 2016. "A tutorial on building policy models as mixed-complementarity problems," CORE Discussion Papers RP 2911, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).

  4. Axel Pierru & Walid Matar, 2015. "The Prospects for Coal-fired Power Generation in Saudi Arabia," Discussion Papers ks-1528-dp022a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

    Cited by:

    1. Salaheddine Soummane & Frédéric Ghersi & Julien Lefèvre, 2019. "Macroeconomic pathways of the Saudi economy: the challenge of global mitigation action versus the opportunity of national energy reforms," Post-Print hal-02924714, HAL.
    2. Jorge Blazquez, Lester C Hunt, and Baltasar Manzano, 2017. "Oil Subsidies and Renewable Energy in Saudi Arabia: A General Equilibrium Approach," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(KAPSARC S).

  5. Walid Matar & Frederic Murphy & Axel Pierru & Bertrand Rioux, 2014. "Lowering Saudi Arabia’s fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices," Discussion Papers ks-1403-dp02c, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

    Cited by:

    1. Bertrand Rioux & Philipp Galkin & Frederic Murphy & Axel Pierru & Artem Malov & Felipe Feijoo Palacios & Yan Li & Kang Wu, 2018. "The Economic Impact of Price Controls on China’s Natural Gas Supply Chain," Discussion Papers ks-2018-dp31, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
    2. Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel & Smeers, Yves, 2019. "Measuring the effects of price controls using mixed complementarity models," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 275(2), pages 666-676.
    3. Salaheddine Soummane & Frédéric Ghersi & Julien Lefèvre, 2019. "Macroeconomic pathways of the Saudi economy: the challenge of global mitigation action versus the opportunity of national energy reforms," Post-Print hal-02924714, HAL.
    4. Jorge Blazquez, Lester C Hunt, and Baltasar Manzano, 2017. "Oil Subsidies and Renewable Energy in Saudi Arabia: A General Equilibrium Approach," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(KAPSARC S).
    5. Philipp M. Richter & Roman Mendelevitch & Frank Jotzo, 2018. "Coal taxes as supply-side climate policy: a rationale for major exporters?," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 150(1), pages 43-56, September.
    6. Bertrand Rioux, Philipp Galkin, Frederic Murphy, and Axel Pierru, 2017. "How do Price Caps in Chinas Electricity Sector Impact the Economics of Coal, Power and Wind? Potential Gains from Reforms," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(KAPSARC S).
    7. Yahya Z. Alharthi & Mahbube K. Siddiki & Ghulam M. Chaudhry, 2018. "Resource Assessment and Techno-Economic Analysis of a Grid-Connected Solar PV-Wind Hybrid System for Different Locations in Saudi Arabia," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(10), pages 1-22, October.
    8. Walid Matar & Axel Pierru & Frederic Murphy & David Wogan & Bertrand Rioux, 2015. "Efficient Industrial Energy Use: The First Step in Transitioning Saudi Arabia’s Energy Mix," Discussion Papers ks-1519-dp013a, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.
    9. Griffiths, Steven, 2017. "A review and assessment of energy policy in the Middle East and North Africa region," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 249-269.
    10. Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz & Jorge Blazquez & Michele Vittorio, 2020. "Assessing Residential Solar Rooftop Potential in Saudi Arabia Using Nighttime Satellite Images: A Study for the City of Riyadh," Discussion Papers ks--2019-dp67, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

Articles

  1. Matar, Walid, 2018. "Households' response to changes in electricity pricing schemes: Bridging microeconomic and engineering principles," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 300-308.

    Cited by:

    1. Jerzy Andruszkiewicz & Józef Lorenc & Agnieszka Weychan, 2019. "Demand Price Elasticity of Residential Electricity Consumers with Zonal Tariff Settlement Based on Their Load Profiles," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(22), pages 1-22, November.
    2. Andruszkiewicz, Jerzy & Lorenc, Józef & Weychan, Agnieszka, 2020. "Seasonal variability of price elasticity of demand of households using zonal tariffs and its impact on hourly load of the power system," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 196(C).

  2. Matar, Walid & Anwer, Murad, 2017. "Jointly reforming the prices of industrial fuels and residential electricity in Saudi Arabia," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 109(C), pages 747-756.

    Cited by:

    1. Ahmed, Tauqir & Bhatti, Arshad Ali, 2019. "Do power sector reforms affect electricity prices in selected Asian countries?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 129(C), pages 1253-1260.
    2. Rami Shabaneh & Maxime Schenckery, 2020. "Assessing energy policy instruments : LNG imports into Saudi Arabia," Post-Print hal-02535448, HAL.
    3. Matar, Walid, 2018. "Households' response to changes in electricity pricing schemes: Bridging microeconomic and engineering principles," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 300-308.
    4. Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz & Jorge Blazquez & Michele Vittorio, 2020. "Assessing Residential Solar Rooftop Potential in Saudi Arabia Using Nighttime Satellite Images: A Study for the City of Riyadh," Discussion Papers ks--2019-dp67, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center.

  3. Matar, Walid & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel & Rioux, Bertrand & Wogan, David, 2017. "Efficient industrial energy use: The first step in transitioning Saudi Arabia's energy mix," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 80-92.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Matar, Walid & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel & Rioux, Bertrand, 2015. "Lowering Saudi Arabia's fuel consumption and energy system costs without increasing end consumer prices," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 558-569.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Axel Pierru and Walid Matar, 2014. "The Impact of Oil Price Volatility on Welfare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Implications for Public Investment Decision-making," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2).

    Cited by:

    1. Jorge Blazquez, Lester C Hunt, and Baltasar Manzano, 2017. "Oil Subsidies and Renewable Energy in Saudi Arabia: A General Equilibrium Approach," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(KAPSARC S).
    2. Hochman, Gal & Zilberman, David, 2015. "The political economy of OPEC," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 203-216.
    3. AlKathiri, Nader & Atalla, Tarek N. & Murphy, Frederic & Pierru, Axel, 2020. "Optimal policies for managing oil revenue stabilization funds: An illustration using Saudi Arabia," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 67(C).
    4. Jorge Blazquez & Jose Maria Martin-Moreno & Rafaela Perez & Jesus Ruiz, 2017. "Fossil Fuel Price Shocks and CO2 Emissions: The Case of Spain," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 6).

  6. Walid Matar & Saud M. Al-Fattah & Tarek Atallah & Axel Pierru, 2013. "An introduction to oil market volatility analysis," OPEC Energy Review, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, vol. 37(3), pages 247-269, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Atalla, Tarek & Joutz, Fred & Pierru, Axel, 2016. "Does disagreement among oil price forecasters reflect volatility? Evidence from the ECB surveys," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 32(4), pages 1178-1192.
    2. Ruixin Su & Jianguo Du & Fakhar Shahzad & Xingle Long, 2020. "Unveiling the Effect of Mean and Volatility Spillover between the United States Economic Policy Uncertainty and WTI Crude Oil Price," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(16), pages 1-12, August.

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