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Incentive regulation, service quality, and standards in U.S. electricity distribution

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  • Anna Ter-Martirosyan
  • John Kwoka

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Regulatory Economics.

    Volume (Year): 38 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 258-273

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:regeco:v:38:y:2010:i:3:p:258-273

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    Keywords: Incentive regulation; Service quality; Electric power; Cost incentives; L94; L98; L5;

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    1. Tooraj Jamasb & Rabindra Nepal, 2014. "Incentive Regulation and Benchmarking of Network Security," Discussion Papers Series 522, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia.
    2. Cronin, Francis J. & Motluk, Stephen, 2011. "Ten years after restructuring: Degraded distribution reliability and regulatory failure in Ontario," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 19(4), pages 235-243.
    3. Guerriero, Carmine, 2013. "The political economy of incentive regulation: Theory and evidence from US states," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(1), pages 91-107.

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