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SP 1987-03Residential Demand for Electricity and Pricing Policy Implications in a Developing Economy: The Philippine Case
Francisco, Clodualdo

Utilizing data on MERALCO residential consumers, this paper reveals that residential demand for electricity is responsive to its own price, the price of electricity consuming equipment, environmental variables and to a certain extent, income. Positive marginal price elasticity is explained in terms of consumer's response to signals given by a structure of subsidized process. Some pricing policy implications are derived.

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TC-PIDS SP 1987-02Background Paper for the Workshop on the "Impact Effects of Export Taxes Tariff Commission
TC-PIDS SP 1987-01A Documentation of Import Licensing Procedures
SP 1987-05The Structure of Rural Household Income and its Implications on Rural Poverty in Bicol, Philippines
SP 1987-04The Capital Asset Pricing Model with Non-homogenous Expectations: Theory and Evidence on Systematic Risks to the Beta
SP 1987-03Residential Demand for Electricity and Pricing Policy Implications in a Developing Economy: The Philippine Case
SP 1987-02Rural Financial Markets: A Review of Literature
SP 1987-01Revenue Performance of National Government Taxes, 1975-1985
		
		
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