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Price Spikes in Energy Markets: “Business by Usual Methods” or Strategic Withholding?


  • John Kwoka


  • Vladlena Sabodash


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  • John Kwoka & Vladlena Sabodash, 2011. "Price Spikes in Energy Markets: “Business by Usual Methods” or Strategic Withholding?," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 38(3), pages 285-310, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:38:y:2011:i:3:p:285-310 DOI: 10.1007/s11151-011-9294-8

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    1. Knittel, Christopher R. & Roberts, Michael R., 2005. "An empirical examination of restructured electricity prices," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 791-817, September.
    2. Ali Hortaçsu & Steven L. Puller, 2008. "Understanding strategic bidding in multi-unit auctions: a case study of the Texas electricity spot market," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 39(1), pages 86-114.
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    1. Tomaso Duso & Florian Szücs & Veit Böckers, 2017. "Abuse of Dominance and Antitrust Enforcement in the German Electricity Market," CESifo Working Paper Series 6681, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Brown, David, 2014. "Capacity Payment Mechanisms and Investment Incentives in Restructured Electricity Markets," Working Papers 2014-13, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
    3. Fogelberg, Sara & Lazarczyk, Ewa, 2014. "Strategic Withholding through Production Failures," Working Paper Series 1015, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
    4. Bergler, Julian & Heim, Sven & Hüschelrath, Kai, 2017. "Strategic capacity withholding through failures in the German-Austrian electricity market," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 210-221.
    5. Serra, Pablo, 2013. "Contract market power and its impact on the efficiency of the electricity sector," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 61(C), pages 653-662.


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