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Revenue decoupling for electric utilities: impacts on prices and welfare

Revenue decoupling for electric utilities: impacts on prices and welfare

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Nori Tarui 21 November, 2018

To provide analysis that could give guidance on the effects of revenue decoupling in the electricity sector, the authors of this paper developed a simple model that allows them to assess the welfare implications of revenue decoupling, which they investigated for each American state. read more »


Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers?  Evidence from household appliance sales

Do energy efficiency standards hurt consumers? Evidence from household appliance sales

a working paper by Arlan Brucal, Michael Roberts 23 March, 2017

How do energy efficiency standards affect consumer welfare? To answer this question the authors look at how these standards have affected the price and quality of major appliances – including … read more »