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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Power to the people: working-class demand for household power in 1930s Britain

Peter Scott and James Walker.

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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Spatial patterns of solar photovoltaic system adoption: The influence of neighbors and the built environment

Marcello Graziano and Kenneth Gillingham.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9837 words.

The diffusion of new technologies is often mediated by spatial and socioeconomic factors. This article empirically examines the diffusion of an important renewable energy technology:...