Residential Demand For Electricity In Pakistan: A Cross-sectional Analysis
Author: Muhammad Hassan Akhtar

This study is based on the estimation of residential demand of electricity for Pakistan with major focus on the income elasticities and the luxury appliances impact over the demand. For estimation of demand two stage Least Square method of estimation has used with the five explanatory variables; household monthly income, household size, dwelling size, appliances and luxury appliances. The empirical analysis is conducted by using Two Stage Least Square method. The empirical findings represent the positive significant income elasticities that are almost the same across the different income groups in various region. The household demand for electricity has strong response to the luxury appliances. The household size revealed negative significant response to the residential demand for electricity. Whereas dwelling size and appliances have shown positive significant or insignificant impact over the residential electricity demand. Supervisor:- Dr. Nasir Iqbal

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Keywords : Electricity, Pakistan, Residential Demand
Supervisor: Nasir Iqbal

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