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Dynamic Energy Demand Analysis in the Iranian Manufacturing Industries
Alimorad Sharifi , Karim Azarbaijani , Iraj Kazemi , Aboozar Shakeri
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Industrial energy demand analysis has always been one of the leading fields of research in economics. This issue is more critical in the case of developing countries especially those with transition experiences. In this paper, third generation of dynamic factor demand models for the Iranian manufacturing industries is estimated to analyze the speed of adjustment in factor demands. Data which is used in this study is an Iranian industrial plant based on two-digit international classification code during 1374-1386. The translog functional form is used as model specification. The main findings are the complementary relation between energy carriers, electricity, and capital and low adjustment speed of capital stock. In Iranian manufacturing industries, demand for energy carriers and capital, with expansion of manufacturing activities and technological change has increased, while the demand for labor has decreased.
Keywords: Third Generation Dynamic factor demand model, Manufacturing Industries of Iran, Energy
     
Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: رشد و توسعه و سیاست های کلان
Received: 2011/04/10 | Accepted: 2013/03/6 | Published: 2013/03/6


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