A Dynamic Econometric Model of Thailand Manufacturing Energy Demand

Suthep Buranakunaporn, Edward Oczkowski

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The purpose of this paper is to employ the dynamic translog framework to model inter-factor and inter-fuel energy demand for the Thai manufacturing sector. The Denny, Fuss and Waverman (1981) and Lynk (1989) framework, which proposes a dynamic adjustment for capital stock is employed to motivate the estimated of factor demand and fuel share equations. Three factors: energy, labour and capital; and five fuel types: fuel oil, diesel oil, LPG, electricity, and coal and lignite; are examined. Regression diagnostics support the empirical specification. Numerous factor and fuel substitution possibilities are identified, with some policy implications described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2261-2267
Number of pages7
JournalApplied Economics
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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