Competition and Almost Essential Facilities: Making the Right Policy Choice
AbstractThere has been considerable interest in access rates in Australia since the development of National Competition Policy. This paper provides a framework for analysing the different situations in which access is an appropriate policy tool. It argues that access does not necessarily raise welfare so that its use should be tempered by a consideration of alternative methods of reform.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economics, La Trobe University in its series Working Papers with number 1996.06.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Economic Policy; Competition;
Other versions of this item:
- Stephen P. King & Rodney Maddock, 1996. "Competition And Almost Essential Facilities: Making The Right Policy Choices," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 15(3), pages 28-37, 09.
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