Title: A Decade of Economic Change: Fuel Prices and Households
Publication Number: NETL/DOE-2012/1556
Publication Date: 02/2013
Publication Type: Presentation
Contact: Peter Balash
Program/Technology: Infrastructure
Author: Gavin Pickenpaugh (NETL)
Peter C. Balash (NETL)
Synopsis: This working presentation focuses on the changes in fuel prices and household income during the period of 2000 to 2010. In real terms, household money incomes have fallen, while fuel prices have increased. Comparisons are made between increased driving cost and changes in income, by quintile. Other areas examined include the timing of energy price increases and recessions and a breakout of prices and consumption to determine the driving factor behind energy expenditure increases. To view this document, when you open the file, click "Read Only."

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