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Price and income elasticities of electricity demand: Evidence from Jamaica

Campbell, Alrick


Jamaica's electricity sector faces supply-side challenges. Demand-side policies have the potential to improve electricity use efficiency and reduce the likelihood of electricity disruptions. In this paper, I use the bounds testing approach to cointegration to obtain long-run price elasticity of demand estimates for the period 1970–2014. The analysis focuses on aggregate electricity demand and three categories of consumers: residential, commercial, and industrial. The findings suggest that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Energy Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2017.10.040


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