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Publications

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

Komives, K., Foster, V., Halpern, J. and Wodon, Q.
2005
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Utility subsidies to consumers of water and electricity services are often justified as a mechanism for making services affordable for the poor. After all, an estimated 1.1 billion people in the developing world lack access to safe water, 2 billion are without electricity, and 2.4 billion...Read more

Wier, M., Birr-Pedersen, K., Klinge Jacobsen, H. and Klok, J.
2005
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Denmark today carries one of the heaviest environmental tax burdens in the world, bringing in around 10% of public revenues. While evaluations have shown that the Danish CO2 and other environmental taxes work as an effective measure to reduce emissions, a considerable barrier to increased use of...Read more

Basham, M., Shaw, S. and Barton, A.
2004
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The recently completed Watcombe Housing Project used a randomised design to assess the influence, if any, of improving housing conditions on the health of residents. This highly-structured quantitative design was transferred as far as possible from a clinical setting to a council-owned housing...Read more

Dodonov, B., Opitz, P. and Pfaffenberger, W.
2004
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Increasing the electricity tariffs for private consumers to cost-covering levels has been a very sensitive issue for all transition countries. The likely negative social consequences are the central argument why the necessary tariff corrections have not yet been implemented in Ukraine by the...Read more

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