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The macroeconomics of energy efficiency: a theoretical analysis

McGregor, P.G. and Allan, G. and Gilmartin, M. and Swales, J.K. and Turner, K. (2009) The macroeconomics of energy efficiency: a theoretical analysis. In: International Handbook on The Economics of Energy. Edward Elgar, United Kingdom. ISBN 978 1 84720 352 6

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Abstract

As an essential component for economic growth, energy has a significant impact on the global economy. The need to meet growing energy demand has prompted cutting-edge innovation in clean technology in an attempt to realise environmental and cost objectives, whilst ensuring the security of energy supply. This Handbook offers a comprehensive review of the economics of energy, including contributions from a distinguished array of international specialists. It provides a thorough discussion of the major research issues in this topical field of economics.