The antitrust law and economics of essential facilities in public utility regulation, W.E. Kovacic-- the environmental impact of public utility regulation - Kern county and the case of the missing gas pipelines, J. Ellig-- the impact of intraLATA competition on local exchange company prices, R. Kaestner and B. Kahn-- incentive regulation, capital recovery and technological change in public utilities, M.A. Crew and P.R. Kleindorger-- environmental regulation effects on utility profitability and direction - emission allowance endowments and markets, R.H. Patrick-- price-cap regulation, incentives for cost reduction and stockholder-ratepayer conflicts, H.E. Thompson-- franchise bidding with Vickrey auctions - how to regulate utilities?, M.A. Crew and R. Harstad-- flexibility versus completeness in long-term contractual relationships - contracting between utilities and IPPs, M.A. Crew and K.J. Crocker-- a new look at public utility regulation through a revolving door, D.J. Salant.
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This book is distilled from articles presented at two seminars held at Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey on October 25, 1991, and May 1, 1992, entitled 'Economic Innovations in Public Utility Regulations'. These contributions represent the best new research on various topics in public utility regulation, including topics in antitrust law, the environmental impact of public utility regulation, incentive regulation, price-cap regulation, and contractual relationships. (source: Nielsen Book Data)