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Monopolistic competition in electricity networks with resistance losses


  • Juan Escobar


  • Alejandro Jofré



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  • Juan Escobar & Alejandro Jofré, 2010. "Monopolistic competition in electricity networks with resistance losses," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 44(1), pages 101-121, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:44:y:2010:i:1:p:101-121 DOI: 10.1007/s00199-009-0460-2

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    1. Benjamin Heymann & Alejandro Jofré, 2016. "Mechanism Design and Auctions for Electricity Network," Working Papers hal-01315844, HAL.
    2. Benjamin Heymann & Alejandro Jofré, 2016. "Mechanism design and allocation algorithms for network markets with piece-wise linear costs and externalities," Working Papers hal-01416411, HAL.
    3. Blázquez de Paz, Mario, 2015. "Transmission Costs, Transmission Capacities and their Influence on Market Power in Wholesale Electricity Markets," Working Paper Series 1070, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, revised 16 Dec 2015.
    4. Blázquez De Paz, Mario, 2017. "Production or Transmission Investments? A Comparative Analysis," Working Paper Series 1158, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
    5. repec:spr:jglopt:v:70:y:2018:i:2:d:10.1007_s10898-017-0595-9 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Blázquez De Paz, Mario, 2015. "Auction Performance on Wholesale Electricity Markets in the Presence of Transmission Constraints and Transmission Costs," Working Paper Series 1098, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.

    More about this item


    Electricity networks; Transmission losses; Spot markets; Monopolistic competition; Oligopoly theory; C61; D43; L94;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • L94 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Electric Utilities


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