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Replication data for: Electricity Consumption and Durable Housing: Understanding Cohort Effects

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Costa, Dora L.
  • Kahn, Matthew E.
Publication Date
2011-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We find that households living in California homes built in the 1960s and 1970s had high electricity consumption in 2000 relative to houses of more recent vintages because the price of electricity at the time of home construction was low. Homes built in the early 1990s had lower electricity consumption than homes of earlier vintages because the price of electricity was higher. The elasticity of the price of electricity at the time of construction was -0.22. As homes built between 1960 and 1989 become a smaller share of the housing stock, average household electricity purchases will fall.
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    DOI: 10.1257/aer.101.3.88 (Text)
Publications
  • Costa, Dora L, and Matthew E Kahn. “Electricity Consumption and Durable Housing: Understanding Cohort Effects.” American Economic Review 101, no. 3 (May 2011): 88–92. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.101.3.88.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.101.3.88 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-11

Costa, Dora L.; Kahn, Matthew E. (2011): Replication data for: Electricity Consumption and Durable Housing: Understanding Cohort Effects. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E112425