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ECA Talk: Firms, Energy Efficiency and Responses to High Prices

May 16, 2023

This ECA Talk explores firm level data in the French manufacturing sector to see the impact of energy shocks and energy prices on businesses. The discussion will suggest that over time, the impact of electricity shocks has weakened, suggesting that only firms capable of adapting their production process to weather cost shocks have survived. 


  • TIME: 10:00-11:30AM EDT
  • Location: World Bank, MC C2-370
  • Chair: Ivailo Izvorski, Chief Economist, ECA, World Bank
  • CONTACT: Suzette Samms-Lindsay