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An Application of Quadratic Programming to the Deregulation of Natural Gas

  • Jeffrey E. Sohl
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 249)

Abstract

This paper examines the issue of natural gas deregulation within the context of the linear complementarity programming (LCP) format. The LCP model forecasts United States oil, natural gas, and coal prices and quantities for both the demand and the supply side. Forecasts are presented on a regionalized level. Validation of the LCP model is achieved by forecasting historical prices and quantities. In addition, the model examines several scenarios concerning the various policy options for the decontrol of natural gas.

Keywords

Government Printing Free Market Quadratic Programming Problem Base Scenario Coal Price 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey E. Sohl
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  1. 1.Whittemore School of Business and EconomicsUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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