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

Electricity tariff reform is an essential part of the clean energy transition. Existing tariffs encourage the over-adoption of residential solar systems and the under-adoption of electric alternatives to fossil fuels. However, an efficient tariff …

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

This paper studies the effect of self-regulation on the leniency of cinema age restrictions using cross-country variation in the classifications applied to 1922 movies released in 31 countries between 2002 and 2011. Our data show that restrictive …