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Are we fracked? The impact of falling gas prices and the implications for coal-to-gas switching and carbon emissions

Christopher Knittel, Konstantinos Metaxoglou and Andre Trindade.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 9607 words.

We discuss the environmental implications of the dramatic drop in the price of natural gas following the US shale gas boom due to the rise of modern hydraulic fracturing. In the first part...

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Broadband Internet: An Information Superhighway to Sex Crime?

Manudeep Bhuller, Tarjei Havnes, Edwin Leuven and Magne Mogstad.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Energy and Utilities; Publicly Provided Goods; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 15430 words.

Does internet use trigger sex crime? We use unique Norwegian data on crime and internet adoption to shed light on this question. A public program with limited funding rolled out broadband...

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CAN LOBBYING PREVENT ANTICOMPETITIVE OUTCOMES? EVIDENCE ON CONSUMER MONOPSONY IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dino Falaschetti.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marketing; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Public Economics. 12089 words.

When basic competition rules cannot stop market power abuses, industry-specific regulations can improve economic performance. But regulations are also more immediately exposed to political...

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CHANGING THE PRESUMPTION OF WHEN TO REGULATE: THE RATIONALE OF CANADIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS REFORM

Lawson A. W. Hunter, Philippe Gauvin and David Krause.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Energy and Utilities; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Industry Studies. 6873 words.

In a dynamic environment such as the telecommunications industry, it becomes increasingly difficult to consistently determine and enforce optimal regulatory responses. To improve the rigor...

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Complementary Bidding Mechanisms and Startup Costs in Electricity Markets

Mar Reguant.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Market Structure and Pricing; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16987 words.

I extend multi-unit auction estimation techniques to a setting in which firms can express cost complementarities over time. In the context of electricity markets, I show how the auction...

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Corporate power and US economic and environmental policy, 1978–2008

Harland Prechel.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Economics; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 11004 words.

The analysis here critically evaluates the ‘new corporate environmentalism’ and elaborates a relational theory of the state to explain policy formation in the US electrical energy industry....

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Crisis, sustainability of electricity prices and state interventions in Argentina

Hulya Dagdeviren.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Industry Studies; Public Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8713 words.

This article examines the sustainability of wholesale power prices following the 2001 economic crisis in Argentina. We depart from the contractual disputes between the multinational power...

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A critical assessment of transaction cost theory and governance of public services with special reference to water and sanitation

Hulya Dagdeviren and Simon A. Robertson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought (to 1925); Publicly Provided Goods; Public Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Energy and Utilities. 10222 words.

This paper aims to provide a critical assessment of Oliver Williamson’s work on the choice between public and private governance by focusing on his central proposition that public...

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Cutting Carbon, Take Two: A Brief Guide to Federal Electricity-Sector Climate Policy without Cap-and-Trade

Joshua Linn and Nathan Richardson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Environmental Economics. 8983 words.

This paper explores federal policies, other than a carbon price, for reducing emissions from the electric power sector. These policies fall into two major categories: policies that...

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Demand Reduction and Inefficiency in Multi-Unit Auctions

Lawrence M. Ausubel, Peter Cramton, Marek Pycia, Marzena Rostek and Marek Weretka.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Energy and Utilities; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Market Structure and Pricing. 19138 words.

Auctions often involve the sale of many related goods: Treasury, spectrum, and electricity auctions are examples. In multi-unit auctions, bids for marginal units may affect payments for...

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