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Regulating Competition in Wholesale Electricity Supply

Nancy L. Rose

in Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226138022
eISBN:
9780226138169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138169.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Experience of the past twenty years suggests that potential benefits from electricity industry restructuring are small relative to those from introducing competition into other network industries. ... More


Financial Instability 1966–1990

E. Philip Davis

in Debt, Financial Fragility, and Systemic Risk

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198233312
eISBN:
9780191596124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198233310.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we test the theories of financial instability outlined in Ch. 5 against evidence from six periods of financial instability since 1973, namely the UK secondary banking crisis of ... More


The Strategic Response of Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation to Partial Deregulation during the California Power Crisis

Paul W. MacAvoy

in The Unsustainable Costs of Partial Deregulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121285
eISBN:
9780300137750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121285.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter describes the extreme case of the performance of Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation (PG&E), which was driven into bankruptcy when deregulated wholesale markets realized prices higher ... More


Markets, supermarkets and the macro-social shaping of demand: an instituted economic process approach

Mark Harvey

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues for the need to build an economic sociology/political economy of demand that goes from micro-individual through to macro-structural features. It develops an ‘instituted economic ... More


Market-Based Banking and the International Financial Crisis

Iain Hardie and David Howarth (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662289
eISBN:
9780191749209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662289.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Existing analytical frameworks are unable to explain the differential impact of the recent international financial crisis on developed world economies. The chapters of this edited volume develop an ... More


Conclusion Final Thoughts

James M. Griffin and Steven L. Puller

in Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226308562
eISBN:
9780226308586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226308586.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the deregulation of the electric industry. It highlights the need to design wholesale and retail markets that send the proper price signals on ... More


Camorra Clans in Spain: Granada, Tarragona, and Tenerife

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the Camorra's presence in Spain. Since its transition to democracy in the late 1970s and its entrance into the European Union in 1986, Spain has been considered by many ... More


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