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    • Liquidity Constraints and High Electricity Use 

      Brutscher, Philipp-Bastian (Faculty of Economics, 2011-02-07)
      It is a well established fact that electricity use increases with income. What is less well known is that - despite the positive correlation between electricity use and income - a significant portion of low-income households ...
    • Making Sense of Oil Stamp Saving Schemes 

      Brutscher, Philipp-Bastian (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK, 2012-01-23)
      An increasing number of households in Northern Ireland has started to collect oil stamps in recent years - i.e. small pieces of paper which can be purchased at specified outlets, collected on an oil stamps savings card, ...
    • Payment Matters? - An Exploratory Study into the Pre-Payment Electricity Metering 

      Brutscher, Philipp-Bastian (Faculty of Economics, 2011-02-10)
      In this paper we look at the role of pre-payment (in the context of prepayment metering) for household electricity consumption. Using a matching approach, we find that households paying their electricity up-front tend to ...
    • Self-Disconnection Among Pre-Payment Customers - A Behavioural Analysis 

      Brutscher, Philipp-Bastian (Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK, 2012-03-21)
      In this paper, we revisit the problem of self-disconnection among prepayment energy customers. Using metering data from 2.3 million electricity pre-payment customers, we study how often households with an electricity ...