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Industry Structure and Pricing

The New Rivalry in Infrastructure

  • Mark A. Jamison

Part of the Studies in Industrial Organization book series (SIOR, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 191-207

About this book

Introduction

Industry Structure and Pricing: The New Rivalry in Infrastructure extends current economic models by incorporating effects of actual and potential rivalry in markets outside the markets of immediate interest. Focusing on the contestable model, the author shows how diverse patterns of actual and potential rivalry, called multilateral rivalry or MLR, affect the appropriateness of many regulatory policies. It is specifically shown that many conclusions of the contestability literature are overly generous to firms that might want to protect or extend their monopoly positions. While this book's refinement to existing economic theory gives strong results, it is still based on static production functions and demands - integrated to provide a dynamic view of multilateral rivalry.

Keywords

Monopol economic theory infrastructure pricing production rating stability sustainability

Authors and affiliations

  • Mark A. Jamison
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  1. 1.Public Utility Research CenterUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5456-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-4957-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-5456-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4646
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