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Performance Measurement and Regulation of Network Utilities

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  • Denis Lawrence

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This book explores the important role that economic performance measurement is playing in the regulation of network utilities in many countries today. The contributors to the book – researchers from academia, regulatory agencies and consulting firms – address the use of efficiency measures in price regulation and in assessing the effects of past regulatory reforms. Industries examined include electricity supply, water supply, telecommunications and airlines, across a range of countries including the USA, UK, Norway, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand.

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  • Tim Coelli & Denis Lawrence (ed.), 2006. "Performance Measurement and Regulation of Network Utilities," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 3801.
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