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Retail Pricing in Colombia to Support the Efficient Deployment of Distributed Generation and Electric Vehicles

Electricity tariff reforms will be an essential part of the clean energy transition. Existing tariffs rely on average cost pricing and often set a price per unit that exceeds marginal cost. The higher price encourages over-adoption of residential …

Why are Connection Charges so High? An Analysis of the Electricity Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study develops and structurally estimates a model of household and electric utility behavior to describe how the low access rates and high connection charges that are common in the Sub-Saharan Africa region arise from regulated electricity …

Self-Regulation vs State Regulation: Evidence from Cinema Age Restrictions

We study the effect of self-regulation on the leniency of cinema age restrictions using cross-country variation in the ratings applied to 1,810 movies released between 2000 and 2011. While ratings in most countries are determined by government …