The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Public Utility Pricing

  • Pierre B. Massé
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1289

Abstract

Public utility goods and services are, for any given state of the economy and of technology, those to which the members of a society are regarded as entitled at reasonable charge, and which could not be satisfactorily distributed through the usual market channels.

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