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Essays on network industries : privatization, regulation, and productivity measurement

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  • Andreas Kuhlmann

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This study was prepared by Andreas Kuhlmann, while he was working with the Ifo Institute for Economic Research. It was completed in September 2006 and was accepted as a Ph.D. thesis by the Economics Department of the University of Munich. The subject of this study is the analysis of network industries with particular emphasis on privatization in this field in general and regulation and productivity measurement of the German electricity industry in particular. The methodological approach is threefold. The chapter on privatization is based on a theoretical model, followed by a chapter on the institutional and politico-economic background of the German and the US electricity industries. The following two chapters provide empirical productivity analyses based on a growth accounting fiamework. A major share of the data that are utilized for this exercise is taken trom a new database of the Ifo Institute which has been built up in the last two years for the purpose of productivity analyses.

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  • Andreas Kuhlmann, 2007. "Essays on network industries : privatization, regulation, and productivity measurement," ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, number 26.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifobei:26
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    Keywords

    Business Network; Privatisierung; Lohnverhandlungen; Anreizregulierung; Produktivität; Wirtschaftswachstum; Energiewirtschaft; Vereinigte Staaten; Deutschland;

    JEL classification:

    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • H32 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Firm
    • L32 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Enterprises; Public-Private Enterprises
    • L33 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Institutions; Privatization; Contracting Out
    • L43 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies - - - Legal Monopolies and Regulation or Deregulation
    • L51 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Economics of Regulation
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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