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Yardstick competition in the English and Welsh water industry Fiction or reality?

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  • Sawkins, John W., 1995. "Yardstick competition in the English and Welsh water industry Fiction or reality?," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 27-36, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:juipol:v:5:y:1995:i:1:p:27-36
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    1. Wallsten, Scott & Kosec, Katrina, 2008. "The effects of ownership and benchmark competition: An empirical analysis of U.S. water systems," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 186-205, January.
    2. McGUINNESS, T & THOMAS, D, 1996. "The Diversification Strategies of the Privatised Water Companies in England and Wales: A Resource Based View," Working Papers 96-18, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Department of Economics.
    3. Cubbin, John & Tzanidakis, George, 1998. "Regression versus data envelopment analysis for efficiency measurement: an application to the England and Wales regulated water industry," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 75-85, June.
    4. Jamasb, T. & Pollitt, M., 2001. "Benchmarking and Regulation of Electricity Transmission and Distribution Utilities: Lessons from International Experience," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 0101, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
    5. McGuinness, Tony & Thomas, Dennis, 1997. "The diversification strategies of the privatised water and sewarage companies in England and Wales: a resource based view," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 325-339, December.
    6. Tupper, Henrique Cesar & Resende, Marcelo, 2004. "Efficiency and regulatory issues in the Brazilian water and sewage sector: an empirical study," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 29-40, March.
    7. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Hideo Kozumi & Noriaki Matsushima, 2009. "Does yardstick regulation really work? Empirical evidence from Japan’s rail industry," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 36(3), pages 308-323, December.
    8. Resende, Marcelo, 2002. "Relative efficiency measurement and prospects for yardstick competition in Brazilian electricity distribution," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(8), pages 637-647, June.
    9. Lam, Pun-Lee & Chan, Yue-Cheong, 1998. "Privatizing water supply in Hong Kong," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 95-105, June.

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