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Author Landsberg, Hans H.

Title High Energy Costs
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Taylor and Francis, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Half Title; Original Title; Original Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface and acknowledgments; 1 Stating the issues; 2 Who pays the rising cost of energy?; Direct and indirect energy costs; Equity: Meaning and measurement; Divergent views on the need for action; 3 Do the poor get poorer?; Defining the poor; Income levels and energy expenditures: A complex relationship; Energy sources and uses; How households allocate their energy purchases; The case of gasoline; Buying energy indirectly; The burden of rising energy prices: A summary; 4 It depends on where you live
Appendix A: Some supporting data from conference papersAppendix B: List of conference participants and commissioned papers; Index
Energy-rich and energy-poor statesEmployment and population shifts; Energy prices and household location; The urban-suburban energy tradeoff; Future regional and urban trends; 5 Ways to ease the burden; Three basic approaches; The assistance record; Aid in cash; Aid in kind; Full compensation: Meaning and cost; Toward a coordinated assistance program; National versus local norms; Elements of a comprehensive program; 6 Where do we go from here?; The need for better concepts and measurements; What kind of aid?; Mechanics of assistance; Back to basic concepts and values
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Subject Energy consumption -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses.
Poor -- Energy assistance -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 131729713X (ebk)
9781317297130 (ebk)