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Publications

This section contains scientific articles, reports and other documents related to energy poverty.

Freund, C.L., and Wallich, C.I.
1996
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The authors examine the welfare effects of increasing household energy prices in Poland. Their main finding is that the policy of subsidizing household energy prices, common in the transition economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, is regressive. Such programs do help the poor...Read more

Wilhite, H., Nakagami, H., Masuda, T., Yamaga, Y., and Haneda, H.
1996
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In this paper we compare and contrast the results of ethnographic investigations of energy use behaviour in Fukuoka, Japan and Oslo, Norway. These studies show significant differences in end use patterns for space heating, lighting and hot water use. We discuss how these patterns are related to...Read more

Gray, D.
1995
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The common economies of the former Soviet Union (FSU) and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) had a large capacity to supply energy from gas and oil produced in Russia, as well as from locally produced poor quality coal and nuclear energy. Energy demand has dropped with the contraction of economic...Read more

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