A Note: Will Tomorrow's Energy Efficiency Indices Prove Useful in Economic Studies?

Zarnikau, Jay
July 1999
Energy Journal;1999, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p139
Academic Journal
Provides an example to demonstrate how the selection of an energy aggregation approach can lead to very different conclusions regarding a nation's energy efficient achievements. Approaches to measuring energy efficiency; Divisia energy aggregates; Manufacturing energy consumption.


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