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Closures of coal-fired power stations inAustralia: local unemployment effects

Burke, Paul; Best, Rohan; Jotzo, Frank


Around one-third of Australia's coal-fired power stations closed between 2012 and 2017, with most of the remainder expected to close over coming decades. Current investment in generation capacity is primarily in the form of alternative power, especially wind and solar. In this paper, we conduct an event study to assess the local unemployment effects of Australia's coal-fired power station closures, an issue of considerable interest given the prominence of coal-fired power stations in local...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-17
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8489.12289


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