2015

How Price Spikes Can Help Overcome the Energy Efficiency Gap

Reprint No. 2015:44

Author(s): Johannes MauritzenYear: 2015 Title: Economics Letters Volume (No.): 134 (September) Pages: 114–117
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Using data on Google searches, I suggest that the spiky nature of electricity markets has a strong effect on searching for information on energy efficiency goods. I identify the informational effect by decomposing prices into smoothed and deviation components.


Reference:
Mauritzen, Johannes (2015), "How Price Spikes Can Help Overcome the Energy Efficiency Gap". Economics Letters 134(September), 114–117.

Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets

An Overall Perspective

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Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden face similar problems of integrating large groups of immigrants, especially low-educated ones from outside the EU, into their labour markets. In this volume, edited by Lars Calmfors, IFN, and Nora Sánchez Gassen in cooperation with researchers from across the Nordic Region analyse how labour market integration of immigrants can be promoted. 

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