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En undersökning av hushållens elkonsumtion i de nordiska länderna
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study uses an econometric approach to investigate the residential electricity consumption in the Nordic countries, both from a macroeconomic and a microeconomic perspective. The macroeconomic approach uses time series data (1980-2011) to investigate the relationship between residential electricity consumption and economic growth. The results show an inverted u-shaped curve for all the countries. The microeconomic approach uses panel data to identify which variables that have the biggest impact on residential electricity consumption. The results show that, number of household members and electrical space heating carry the most significance across the variables. The study concludes that the Nordic countries are on a path to lower electricity consumption implying lower costs and less environmental impact. It is plausible to think that the same results may hold in the rest of the world as they grow wealthier. We suggest a shift from electricity space heating towards other heating systems or improved insulation.

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2013. , p. 56
Keywords [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keywords [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Kuznets curve, residential electricity consumption, Nordic, microeconomic, macroeconomic
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-58581Local ID: f2ac89ad-3bcb-4a20-8f7b-0b8bdd7733a1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-58581DiVA, id: diva2:1031969
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Student thesis, at least 30 credits
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Business and Economics, master's level
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Validerat; 20130615 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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