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Combining Top Down and Bottom Up in Energy Economy Models

In: International Handbook on the Economics of Energy


  • Mark Jaccard


As an essential component for economic growth, energy has a significant impact on the global economy. The need to meet growing energy demand has prompted cutting-edge innovation in clean technology in an attempt to realise environmental and cost objectives, whilst ensuring the security of energy supply. This Handbook offers a comprehensive review of the economics of energy, including contributions from a distinguished array of international specialists. It provides a thorough discussion of the major research issues in this topical field of economics.

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  • Mark Jaccard, 2009. "Combining Top Down and Bottom Up in Energy Economy Models," Chapters, in: Joanne Evans & Lester C. Hunt (ed.), International Handbook on the Economics of Energy, chapter 13, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:elg:eechap:12764_13

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