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ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE

Günter Knieps.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Services. 7503 words.

The changing role of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard setting process, from designing and implementing the best effort transmission control protocol/Internet Protocol...

Evaluating Policies to Increase Electricity Generation from Renewable Energy

Richard Schmalensee.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy and Utilities; Energy Economics; Industry Studies. 8905 words.

Building on a review of experience in the United States and the European Union, this article advances four main propositions concerning policies aimed at increasing electricity generation...

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Firms Operating under Electricity Constraints in Developing Countries

Philippe Alby, Jean-Jacques Dethier and Stéphane Straub.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Energy and Utilities; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8171 words.

Many developing countries are unable to provide their industrial sectors with reliable electric power, with the result that many enterprises must contend with an insufficient and unreliable...

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Household Electricity Demand, Revisited

Peter C. Reiss and Matthew W. White.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Energy and Utilities. 13451 words.

Recent efforts to restructure electricity markets have renewed interest in assessing how consumers respond to price changes. This paper develops a model for evaluating the effects of...

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How a latecomer succeeded in a complex product system industry: three case studies in the Korean telecommunication systems

Tae-Young Park.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2013; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities. 11788 words.

Catching up with the pioneers in Complex Product and System (CoPS) is not easy because CoPS is very different from the mass-produced goods in which latecomers have specialized. Despite...

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INNOVATION SPILLOVERS AND THE “DIRT ROAD” FALLACY: THE INTELLECTUAL BANKRUPTCY OF BANNING OPTIONAL TRANSACTIONS FOR ENHANCED DELIVERY OVER THE INTERNET

J. Gregory Sidak and David J. Teece.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Industry Studies; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 32495 words.

In October 2009, the Federal Communications Commission proposed “net neutrality” regulations, including a new rule that would have the effect of banning optional business-to-business...

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Intermodal competition and a slowdown in the productivity growth of US local exchange carriers

Nakil Sung.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 7982 words.

Despite of the introduction of incentive regulations and competition, the US incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) have suffered from a substantial slowdown in productivity growth in...

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MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS IN EUROPEAN AND NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY MARKETS: EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF LEGAL AND OWNERSHIP UNBUNDLING

Stefan Bogner, Stephan M. Gasser and Margarethe Rammerstorfer.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Regulation; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Energy and Utilities. 8015 words.

Competition and antitrust law aims to prevent companies from engaging in anti-competitive behavior and to promote and protect market competition. In this context, mergers and acquisitions...

THE MISUSE OF PROFIT MARGINS TO INFER MARKET POWER

Robert H. Bork and J. Gregory Sidak.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Microeconomics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Welfare Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Market Structure and Pricing; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 8112 words.

Profit margins are not reliable evidence from which to infer market power in antitrust cases. The use of accounting profit margins has no economic justification in dominance proceedings....

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Natural Gas: An Overview of a Lower-Carbon Transformation Fuel

Anne Neumann and Christian von Hirschhausen.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Energy Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8875 words.

This article provides an overview of the natural gas industry, which we view as a bridge fuel toward a lower-carbon energy system in many countries and regions around the world. Based on a...

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NET NEUTRALITY AND CONSUMER WELFARE

Gary S. Becker, Dennis W. Carlton and Hal S. Sider.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Law and Economics; Industry Studies; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 9346 words.

The Federal Communications Commission's proposed net neutrality rules would, among other things, prohibit broadband access providers from prioritizing traffic, charging differential prices...

New Labour, energy policy and ‘competitive markets’

Ian Rutledge.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Energy Economics; Industry Studies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13549 words.

By the end of New Labour's first term four central objectives of energy policy had become established: ‘cheap’ energy, the relief of fuel poverty, a major reduction of carbon dioxide...

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PHASING OUT SECTOR-SPECIFIC REGULATION IN EUROPEAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Günter Knieps and Patrick Zenhäusern.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Industry Studies. 4028 words.

The European Commission Recommendation 2007/879/EC has become known as an important innovation towards phasing out sector-specific regulation of electronic communications. Eleven of the...

Political Accountability and Regulatory Performance in Infrastructure Industries: An Empirical Analysis

Farid Gasmi, Paul Noumba Um and Laura Recuero Virto.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Public Economics; Energy and Utilities; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 8042 words.

The relationship between the quality of political institutions and the performance of regulation has recently assumed greater prominence in the policy debate on the effectiveness of...

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Pricing behaviour under competition in the UK electricity supply industry

Monica Giulietti, Jesus Otero and Michael Waterson.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2010; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9658 words.

This paper investigates the evolution of electricity prices for domestic customers in the UK following the introduction of competition. The empirical analysis is based on a panel data set...

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Public Utility Ownership in 19th-Century America: The “Aberrant” Case of Water

Scott E. Masten.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2011; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Energy and Utilities; Regional and Urban Economic History; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 21076 words.

Unlike other public utilities, most water in the United States is supplied by publicly owned and operated waterworks. The predominance of the public sector in the supply of water was not...

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Regulation of Natural Gas in the United States, Canada, and Europe: Prospects for a Low Carbon Fuel

Jeff D. Makholm.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Energy and Utilities; Economic History; Production and Organizations; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 9920 words.

The United States and Canada have seen a competitive and technological revolution in unconventional natural gas production in the 21st Century—dramatically lowering the price of gas and...

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REGULATORY POLICY AND THE REVERSE CELLOPHANE FALLACY

Debra J. Aron and David E. Burnstein.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

December 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 9352 words.

A proper economic analysis of whether a regulated firm has—or, more accurately, would, in the absence of regulation, have—market power is a significantly different exercise from a typical...

REREGULATION OR BETTER DEREGULATION? ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF RECENT FCC COMPETITION ACTIONS

Timothy J. Tardiff.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 8368 words.

In 1999, 2005, and 2007 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established approaches for relaxing pricing restrictions for incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) if competition in...

SOCIALISM FOR RED STATES IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY

Richard Schmalensee.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Energy and Utilities; Economic History; Energy Economics; Publicly Provided Goods. 7221 words.

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the other federal electric utilities were created under Democratic administrations, and their service territories were initially bluer (that is,...