Policy Brief - April 2022

Impact of Electricity Tariff Reform on Households Electricity Consumption in Ethiopia

Sied Hassen, Abebe D. Beyen, Marc Jeuland, Alemu Mekonnen, Tensay Hadush Meles, Samuel Sebsibie, Thomas Klug, Subhrendu Pattanayak, Michael A. Toman
Do households respond to electricity price increases? What is the evidence from Ethiopia? Can the Ethiopian Electric Utility company increase prices without significantly changing households’ electricity consumption? We provide insights based on a baseline and follow up survey of urban Ethiopian households.

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