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People and power : electricity sector reforms and the poor in Europe and Central Asia

Author: Julian A Lampietti; Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee; Amelia Branczik; Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme.
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Energy and mining.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empirical insights on household behavior and electricity consumption patterns in this book reveal that, in Europe and Central Asia, the erosion of tariff based subsidies has disproportionately affected the poor, while direct transfers through social benefit systems have often been inadequately targeted. The book suggests alternative strategies for achieving cost-recovery in the electricity sector in a socially and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Statistiques (Descripteur de forme)
Études de cas
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lampietti, Julian A.
People and power.
Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2007
(DLC) 2006045424
(OCoLC)67405695
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian A Lampietti; Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee; Amelia Branczik; Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme.
ISBN: 0821366335 9780821366332 0821366343 9780821366349 1280643560 9781280643569 9786610643561 6610643563
OCLC Number: 232150644
Language Note: English.
Notes: "ESMAP."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 227 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface : why look at the household effect of reform? --
Ch. 1. Power's reforms --
and the problems --
Ch. 2. Using poverty and social impact analysis to access the distributional impact of power sector reforms --
Ch. 3. Energy reforms and trends in household consumption --
Ch. 4. Raising prices in Armenia --
what happens to the poor? --
Ch. 5. Nonpayment and power --
Georgia --
Ch. 6. Does privatization hurt the poor of Moldova? --
Ch. 7. Timing and sequencing of raising rates --
Azebaijan --
Ch. 8. Coping with the cold : heating strategies for the urban poor --
Ch. 9. Implications for operational design --
Ch. 10. Conclusion : designing reforms to produce better outcomes for the poor --
Annex 1. Overview of the reform process in eight ECA countries --
Annex 2. Summary of household survey data --
Annex 3. Converting energy prices into cost per effective btu --
Annex 4. Combined household survey and utility data for four countries --
Annex 5. Changes in generation mix in the past decade and price and income elasticity of demand estimates.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Energy and mining.
Responsibility: Julian A. Lampietti, Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee, Amelia Branczik.

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