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Does energy consumption respond to price shocks ? evidence from a regression-discontinuity design (English)

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This paper exploits unique features of a recently introduced tariff schedule for natural gas in Buenos Aires to estimate the short-run impact of price shocks on residential energy utilization. The schedule induces a nonlinear and non-monotonic relationship... See More +

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  • Bastos, Paulo; Castro, Lucio; Cristia, Julian; Scartascini, Carlos;
  • 2014/02/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6785
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  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2014/02/01
  • Does energy consumption respond to price shocks ? evidence from a regression-discontinuity design
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