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Privatization Industry Studies: Energy and Airlines

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the privatization histories and regulatory regimes adopted for oil and companies, electric utilities, and national airlines. The first section details the history of oil and gas ... More


Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

John L. Neufeld

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Industrial policy frequently seeks to alter an industry’s structure to better align the incentives faced by individual decision makers with the needs and desires of the industry’s consumers. For most ... More


The Separation of Ownership and Control by 1914

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Leslie Hannah has provocatively claimed ownership was divorced from control in large UK companies by the early 20th century, inviting re-examination of entrenched assumptions in so doing. This ... More


Uncertainty, Flexibility, and Real Options

Benoît Chevalier-Roignant and Lenos Trigeorgis

in Competitive Strategy: Options and Games

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015998
eISBN:
9780262298711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015998.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the strategy formulation challenges encountered by firms when the underlying market is uncertain. Motivated by the uncertainty faced by European electric utilities, it ... More


Conclusion

Jeremiah D. Lambert

in The Power Brokers: The Struggle to Shape and Control the Electric Power Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029506
eISBN:
9780262330985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029506.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The history of the electric power industry in the United States is also the history of the exercise of political power – a continuing struggle between investor-owned electric utilities and state ... More


Organizations and Markets

Charles Perrow and Simone Pulver

in Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Market organizations are responsible for most carbon pollution, through direct emission of greenhouse gases or indirect encouragement of behaviors resulting in these emissions. Though organizational ... More


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