Lecture Notes in Energy

ICT Investment for Energy Use in the Industrial Sectors

Authors: Khayyat, Nabaz T.

  • Describes the relationships between ICT investment and energy demand and the effects of this relationship on industrial productivity
  • Introduces a dynamic factor demand model which considers the contributions of technological change, scale effects and adjustment costs
  • Provides industrial sector stakeholders and policy makers with a flexible model that has the capacity to assess outcomes of various policies
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This book investigates the impact of production input factors on the market, consumer and producer energy demand characteristics in 30 industrial sectors for South Korea over the period 1980–2009, and for Japan over the period 1973-2006, with special emphasis placed on the effects of ICT investment on the demand for energy. A dynamic factor demand model is developed, accounting for the adjustment costs that are defined in terms of forgone output from current production.

It addresses four key aspects of production and energy demand in manufacturing: first, it establishes the various relationships between different factors of production. Second, it investigates whether the energy demand in the industrial sectors in South Korea would be decreased or increased by substituting/complementing with other input factors such as ICT capital and labor. Third, it looks at sources of growth in the industrial sectors through decomposing the Divisia index based total factor productivity (TFP). Finally it provides appropriate policy recommendations based on these findings. The results of this study may provide industrial sectors’ stakeholders and environmental and industrial policy makers with a flexible model that has the capacity to assess outcomes of various policies under certain scenarios.

The factor demand methodology described in this book is very advanced and up-to-date. It can be used when teaching advanced graduate courses and in empirically advanced research. Therefore, it is highly relevant in both teaching as a main or supplementary text and in particular as a reference handbook in conducting empirical research. The focus on ICT effects on energy use makes this book an important addition to the existing literature on industrial development. 

About the authors

Nabaz T. Khayyat, received PhD in Economics, Swiss Management University, and PhD in Engineering, Seoul National University. He is an Engineering Economist, who worked for the UN for several years, as well as different international humanitarian organizations, also held a high ranked position with the Kurdistan Regional Government KRG as an Information Management Advisor in the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources. He is currently a faculty of Computer Science and Engineering department, and in Business and Management department at the University of Kurdistan Hawler, also he is an external faculty of University of Liverpool UK. His research field includes Energy Economics, Industrial Dynamics, Factor Demand Models and Production Risk, and Technological Demand forecasting. He is the author of the book titled “Energy Demand in Industry -What Factors Are Important” which has been published with Springer Publisher in 2015.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Overview

    Khayyat, Nabaz T.

    Pages 1-21

  • ICT Investment and Energy Use in South Korea and Japan

    Khayyat, Nabaz T.

    Pages 23-38

  • ICT Investment and Energy Use in the Literature

    Khayyat, Nabaz T.

    Pages 39-49

  • The Factor Demand Model and the Theory of Productivity

    Khayyat, Nabaz T.

    Pages 51-70

  • The EUKLEMS Data

    Khayyat, Nabaz T.

    Pages 71-84

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Hardcover $129.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
ICT Investment for Energy Use in the Industrial Sectors
Authors
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Energy
Series Volume
59
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4756-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4756-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4755-8
Series ISSN
2195-1284
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 164
Number of Illustrations and Tables
11 b/w illustrations
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