Cost Planning As The Tool Of Regulation Of Natural Monopolies
AbstractThe article considers cost planning methods in activity of the utility companies. Particular focus is given to features of two methods - cost-based planning of utility expenses and normative-based planning. The author concludes that the optimal choice of method should count for the institutional factors (incomes of consumers, financial sustainability of utilities company, availability of supportive infrastructure), and nature of expenses (current or investment expenditures).
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Prague Development Center in its journal Perspectives of Innovation in Economics and Business (PIEB).
Volume (Year): 5 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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Public utilities; municipal economic; planning of cost; regulation.;
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