International Comparisons of Electricity Regulation (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
516
Utgivningsdatum
1996-05-01
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Medarbetare
Kahn, Edward P.
Illustrationer
40d.109tabs.M.
Dimensioner
237 x 161 x 34 mm
Vikt
857 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
viii, 500 p. :
ISBN
9780521495905
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This book offers a most comprehensive characterization of the historical, institutional and economic forces affecting electricity regulation. Eminent economists organized by the University of California Energy Institute survey the USA, UK, Scandinavia, Latin America, France, Germany, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and Yugoslavia. Recent experiments with privatization, competition and restructuring in electricity are contrasted with instances where government ownership and traditional vertical integration still dominate. The introductory essay by Richard J. Gilbert, Edward P. Kahn and David Newbery synthesizes individual country studies. In any regulatory system, the government must bargain with investors and consumers to satisfy conflicting interests. The opacity of information about cost constrains this process. Governments also impose multiple political and economic objectives on the electricity industry, which further obscures cost conditions. Privatization and deregulation tend to reverse these effects. Few countries, however, have managed to sustain private ownership in the long run.
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"...delves insightfully into the electricity industries of some countries that have moved to restructure, such as in Scandinavia, the Southern Cone countries of South America, New Zealand and the U.K.; as well as those that have not, such as Germany, France and Japan. This book, rich with data and history as well as current movements and prospects, provides a wealth of information about the electricity industries of these countries, in many of which U.S. firms are now investing substantial capital." The Electricity Journal

"Electric power sectors around the world are going through dramatic changes. This book provides an interesting and useful set of papers that examines the organizational, ownership and regulatory structures of the electricity sectors in a diverse set of countries. It explains the problems these sectors have faced, why and how they are changing in response to them. Must reading for anyone interested in understanding the changes taking place around the world in this important infrastructure sector." Paul L. Joskow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Rnternational Comparisons is a useful resource for the researcher or teacher with an interest in public utilities." Stephen H. Karlson, Journal of Comparative Economics

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Preface; 1. Introduction: international comparisons of electricity regulation Richard J. Gilbert, Edward P. Kahn and David M. Newbery; 2. Regulation, public ownership and privatisation of the English electricity industry David M. Newbery and Richard Green; 3. How should it be done? Electricity regulation in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile Pablo T. Spiller and Luis Viana Martorell; 4. From club-regulation to market competition in the Scandinavian electricity supply industry Lennart Hjalmarsson; 5. Competition and institutional change in the US electric power regulation Richard J. Gilbert and Edward P. Kahn; 6. The Japanese electric utility industry Peter Navarro; 7. Regulation of the market for electricity in the Federal Republic of Germany Jrgen Mller and Konrad Stahl; 8. The evolution of New Zealand's electricity supply structure J. G. Culy, E. G. Read and B. D. Wright; 9. Regulation of electric power in Canada Leonard Waverman and Adonis Yatchew; 10. The French electricity industry Jean-Jacques Laffont; 11. The Yugoslav electric power industry Srboljub Antic; Index.