A Modern Guide to Energy Economics

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A Modern Guide to Energy Economics

9781803927725 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Tokai Research Institute for Environment and Sustainability (TRIES), Tokai University and Climate Finance Asia Inc., Japan and International Society for Energy Transition Studies (ISETS), Australia, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, Iran and Naoyuki Yoshino, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan
Publication Date: August 2024 ISBN: 978 1 80392 772 5 Extent: c 326 pp
With a sharp focus on sustainability, this book offers a nuanced understanding of the intricate interplay between economics and the evolving energy landscape. Editors Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad, and Naoyuki Yoshino bring together a diverse range of authors to address emerging priorities in the energy sector, such as energy transitions and sustainability, energy security, energy finance, and investment.

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With a sharp focus on sustainability, this book offers a nuanced understanding of the intricate interplay between economics and the evolving energy landscape. Editors Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad and Naoyuki Yoshino bring together a diverse range of authors to address emerging priorities in the energy sector, such as sustainability, transitions and energy security.

Offering valuable insights, this book provides readers with a holistic understanding of the economic implications and opportunities inherent in sustainable energy practice. Chapter authors cover important facets of modern energy economics, including topics such as renewable energy, energy transitions, electricity markets, energy security, finance and investment. Providing a thorough assessment of the present research landscape, the book also explores significant trends and contemporary issues, drawing from state-of-the-art discussions.

This is an invigorating read for energy economics researchers, as well as economics and finance scholars more broadly. Policymakers and energy analysts will also greatly benefit from the book’s focus on sustainability, transitions and security.

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‘This enlightening and stimulating reference book provides readers with the skills necessary to understand and analyse complex energy issues. It is a valuable resource for managers, scholars, and policymakers in the field of energy economics.’
– Gianfranco Gianfrate, EDHEC Business School, France
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Introduction to A Modern Guide to Energy Economics 1
Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad and Naoyuki Yoshino
PART I RENEWABLE ENERGY ECONOMICS
1 The impact of solar PV installation on household
electricity demand in Australia 5
Kenta Tanaka, Clevo Wilson, and Shunsuke Managi
2 Consumers’ behavioral economics in renewable energy 28
Amir Rahmani, Roohallah Aboojafari, Farhad
Taghizadeh-Hesary, Ali Bonyadi Naeini, and Javad Mashayekh
PART II ECONOMICS OF ENERGY TRANSITION
AND THE ELECTRICITY MARKETS
3 Rebalancing subsidies in market-based electricity sectors:
synergies and obstacles in transition economies 57
Rabindra Nepal, Anupama Sen and Tooraj Jamasb
4 Economics of energy transition and electricity
consumption in Asia 85
Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad,
Romina Hajrezaei, Xuan Vinh Vo, and Muhammad Shahbaz
5 Economic costs of electricity shortage: an input‒output analysis 114
Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Mohammad Nasr Isfahani, Sajad
Rajabi, and Mohamad Sadiq Javdan
PART III ENERGY ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABILITY
6 A study of the impact of energy transition on sustainable
economic and environmental development: a global case 146
Yang Liu, Congyu Zhao, Kangyin Dong, and Farhad
Taghizadeh-Hesary
7 The role of carbon taxation in energy transition and
meeting the sustainability goals based on a general
equilibrium model 170
Naoyuki Yoshino, Ehsan Rasoulinezhad, Farhad
Taghizadeh-Hesary, and Lilu Vandercamme
PART IV ECONOMICS OF ENERGY SECURITY
8 Economics of energy security and sustainable energy
policy in Bangladesh 194
Sakib Bin Amin, Youngho Chang, Farhad
Taghizadeh-Hesary, Farhan Khan and Faria Manal Rahman
9 Nexus of energy security and poverty in selected Asian
economies 222
Abdulrasheed Zakari, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary,
Naoyuki Yoshino, and Irfan Khan
PART V ENERGY ECONOMICS, FINANCE, AND INVESTMENT
10 Understanding the implications of macroeconomic factors
and alternative investments on ESG and green indices
returns: the case for India 257
Vijeta Singh and Nandita Mishra
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