Lessons from the failure of U.S. electricity restructuring

Seth Adam Blumsack, Jay Apt, Lester B. Lave

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Abstract

Blind faith is unlikely to produce a free market that is competitive. Substituting markets for traditional regulation is only one choice among many policy instruments to achieve a goal of lower prices; such substitution should not be in itself a goal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-32
Number of pages18
JournalElectricity Journal
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006

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Faith
Free market

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • Energy (miscellaneous)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Law

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Blumsack, Seth Adam ; Apt, Jay ; Lave, Lester B. / Lessons from the failure of U.S. electricity restructuring. In: Electricity Journal. 2006 ; Vol. 19, No. 2. pp. 15-32.
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