publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Electricity regulation and economic growth

Maria Teresa Costa-Campi; Jose Garcia-Quevedo; Elisa Trujillo-Baute;
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  • Published: 16 Jan 2018 Journal: Energy Policy, volume 113, pages 232-238 (issn: 0301-4215, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
The main objective of this paper is to analyse the effect of electricity regulation on economic growth. Although the relationship between electricity consumption and economic growth has been extensively analysed in the empirical literature, this framework has not been used to estimate the effect of electricity regulation on economic growth. Understanding this effect is essential for the assessment of regulatory policy. Specifically, we assess the effects of two major areas of regulation, renewable energy promotion costs and network costs, on electricity consumption and growth. A dataset for the period 2007-2013 and 22 European countries was compiled based on CEE...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Energy, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Política energètica, Producció d'energia elèctrica, Creixement econòmic, Energy policy, Electric power production, Economic growth, Renewable energy, business.industry, business, Electricity, Data collection, Empirical research, Electric energy consumption, Economics, Regulatory policy, Electricity regulation, Natural resource economics, Empirical literature, Microeconomics
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