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Power Outages, Increasing Block Tariffs and Billing Knowledge


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Title: Power Outages, Increasing Block Tariffs and Billing Knowledge
Authors: Meles, Tensay Hadush
E-mail: tensay.hadush@economics.gu.se
tensayhm@gmail.com
Issue Date: 16-Sep-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2017-10-04
Disputation: Onsdag den 4 oktober 2017, kl.13.15 i lokal E43, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
235
Keywords: Power outages, defensive behavior, willingness to pay, Ethiopia, generalized propensity score
Residential electricity demand, shared connections, increasing block tariff, bunching analysis, panel data
Billing knowledge, consumer behavior, non-linear electricity price, field experiment
Abstract: Preferences for Improved Electricity Services in Developing Countries: Household’s Defensive Behavior and Willingness to Pay Access to electricity has received much attention but its reliability has been given less focus. Thus, uninterrupted power supply remains a critical challenge facing households in low-income developing countries. In this paper, we use data on household defensive expenditures and willingness to pay (WTP) to analyze households’ preference for improved electricity supply. We... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-28-7 (PDF)
978-91-88199-27-0 (PRINTED)
ISSN: 1651-4297 (ONLINE)
1651-4289 (PRINTED)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53529
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