Martínez Torrico, Karen M. Aliaga, Francisco Javier
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Documento de Trabajo 02/16
Because of the importance of the energy sector's development for the performance and stability of the economy, its analysis has become an intriguing branch of the economic sciences. For this study it should be tested the characteristics of each of the industries that comprise it, as well as make use of analytical, concepts and theorist tools; that leave both, the classical economic theory of profit maximization, and the theory of mine that it is interested in determining the optimal behavior of extractive companies. The management and understanding of these instruments and analytical tools represents the first and necessary step for the development of research interested in understanding the economic and energy relationship. A reason why it'll be discussed throughout this introductory paper on the Economics of Energy Sector.