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Experimental analysis of the efficiency of uniform-price versus discriminatory auctions in the England and Wales electricity market

  • Bower, John
  • Bunn, Derek
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3-4 (March)
    Pages: 561-592

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