Región y sociedad
versión impresa ISSN 1870-3925
A function for residential water demand in Mexico was estimated with data from a sample of cities. Price and income elasticities were estimated to be -0.33 and 0.2 respectively. These and other factors associated to the demand for water are significant and therefore must be taken into account for planning and management of water services in Mexico.
Palabras llave : elasticity of water demand; instrumental variables; panel data.