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Efficiency and Equity Criteria in Energy Pricing with Practical Applications to Developing Countries in Asia

  • David M. G. Newbery

Abstract

This chapter shows how to apply the general principles of energy pricing to the practical problem of setting the prices of particular fuels in developing countries, specifically those in Asia. The emphasis is on setting the prices to energy users, rather than designing the price and tax system which will induce the right level of exploration, extraction, and supply of energy.

Keywords

Energy Price Inequality Aversion Efficient Price Horizontal Inequity Rural Electricity 
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