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Energy efficiency and energy policy in Japan 1973 to 1991

Houghton, Kim


This thesis explains the mechanisms behind the dechne in aggregate energy intensity in Japan between 1973, the year of the first oil shock, and 1991, the first major change in the targets of Japanese energy policy after 1973. The study decomposes and quantifies the importance of structural change and technological change at three levels of aggregation: across the whole economy (between economic sectors); across the manufacturing sector (between industries); and within industries. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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