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The economics of public utility regulation

by Michael A. Crew

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public utilities,
    • Public utilities -- Government policy -- United States,
    • Public utilities -- Law and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM.A. Crew, P.R. Kleindorfer.
      SeriesMIT Press series on the regulation of economic activity ;, 13
      ContributionsKleindorfer, Paul R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2763 .C68 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2717247M
      ISBN 100262031272
      LC Control Number86010417

      Public utility economics, in conjunction with industrial and environmental economics, is the basis for the implementation of recent public utility infrastructures such as: Waste-To-Energy projects, renewable energy sources, desalination plants, storm-water relief projects, sewerage networks, road networks and telecommunications projects. Showing that state regulation governed the behavior of local politicians as well as utilities, it gives empirical muscle to the idea that regulatory commissions act like administered contracts. Synthesizing and extending the new institutional economics, it builds a comprehensive model of institutional change and political economy.

      David B. Smith This is a book about the application of economic theory to a unique form of social control - public utility regulation. A central theme of this work is to examine the role that economics has played in shaping the rationale and direction of regulatory practices. While economic theory has played an important role in the shaping of. The Evolution of Public Utility Regulation The following sections examine public utility regulation in the gas and electric industries and the water industry. The Gas and Electric Industries Regulation in the gas and electric industries evolved in four distinct phases: the first phase (ca. –99) was a period of weak municipal con-.

      The certificate in Public Utility Regulation and Economics (PURE) is a professional educational program designed for post-baccalaureate students pursuing a career in the utility sector, with an electric utility company, natural gas utility, water distribution utility, or with a government agency regulating these types of companies. Of the following, which is not an economic rationale for public utility regulation? a. production process exhibiting increasing returns to scale b. constant cost industry c. avoidance of duplication of facilities d. protection of consumers from price discrimination e. none of the above.


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