The impact of electricity blackouts on the performance of small-sized manufacturing enterprises: evidence from Indonesia

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Anna Falentina, PhD Scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Friday, 27 October, 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00

Indonesia is struggling to provide reliable electricity supply in some regions. This paper estimates the impact of electricity blackouts on the productivity of Indonesia’s small-sized manufacturing enterprises. A pseudo-panel dataset covering the period 2004–2015 is employed. The estimates suggest that a one-percent increase in blackout frequency is associated with a 0.1 per cent reduction in labour productivity.

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