in Oxford Review of Economic Policy
January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Welfare Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic History; Market Structure and Pricing; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12012 words.
Oil has been the world's dominant fuel for more than 50 years. Substitution of oil for power generation and heating has progressed since the 1970s, but substitution of oil in transport...
in Oxford Economic Papers
December 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic History; Energy Economics; Household Analysis; Market Structure and Pricing. 10812 words.
The 1930s witnessed an intense struggle between gas and electricity suppliers for the working class market, where the incumbent utility—gas—was also a reasonably efficient (and cheaper)...
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