Regulating a monopoly with universal service obligations: The role of flexible tariff schemes
This paper's purpose is to study the problem of a utility monopoly's regulator, which has a universal service goal that is binding, in the sense that there is no two-part tariff that can induce efficient consumption, self-finance the firm, and guarantee universal access at the same time.
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Volume (Year): 38 (2014)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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