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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...

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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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...

THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ENERGY MERGERS IN EUROPE AND IN SPAIN

Giulio Federico.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10392 words.

This article surveys, from an economic perspective, the recent application of merger control in the European energy sector. It considers ten significant transactions in the energy sector:...

AN ECONOMIC APPROACH TOWARDS FINE VALUE OPTIMIZATION FOR ANTIMONOPOLY VIOLATIONS

Sergey Petrov and Aleksandr Shmakov.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Energy and Utilities; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Production and Organizations; Market Structure and Pricing; Law and Economics. 5140 words.

The article proposes an approach to the identification of optimal fine value for the Antitrust Law violation based on the analysis of incentives of economic entities to violate the law....

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...

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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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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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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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...

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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SYSTEMIC EFFICIENCIES IN COMPETITION LAW: EVIDENCE FROM THE ICT INDUSTRY

Konstantinos Stylianou.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Antitrust Issues and Policies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Energy and Utilities; Technological Change; Research and Development. 14996 words.

This article introduces the concept of systemic efficiencies, traces its theoretical underpinnings in economics, management, and technology, and applies it to recent high-profile cases....