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Electric utility mergers [electronic resource] : principles of antitrust analysis / Mark W. Frankena and Bruce M. Owen with contributions by John R. Morris and Robert D. Stoner.

By: Frankena, Mark W.
Contributor(s): Owen, Bruce M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994Description: 1 online resource (xi, 183 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313388613 (electronic bk.); 031338861X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Electric utilities -- Mergers -- United States -- Case studies | Antitrust law -- United States | Environmental Studies | Business | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- Electrical | Nutsbedrijven | Antitrustwetgeving | Fusies | Services de l'�electricit�e -- Fusion d'entreprises -- �Etats-Unis -- Cas, �Etudes de | Concurrence -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis | Electricity Supply Law | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Electric utility mergers.DDC classification: 333.793/2/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Market Power and Antitrust Analysis -- 2. Competition and Regulation in the Electric Power Industry -- 3. Recent Developments in Wholesale Power Markets -- 4. Market Definition in the Electric Power Industry -- 5. Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers -- 6. Competitive Effects of Vertical Mergers -- 7. Utility Mergers and Retail Competition -- 8. Remedies for Anticompetitive Mergers -- 9. Efficiency Analysis of Electric Utility Mergers / Robert D. Stoner.
Summary: Competition in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity is of increasing interest to policy makers as well as to buyers and sellers of power. The use of competition as a social policy tool to benefit consumers carries the necessity of preserving competition when it is threatened by mergers or other structural changes. The work explains central principles of antitrust economics and applies them to mergers in the electric power industry. This work focuses on mergers, but the economic principles explained here will be useful in analyzing many important issues flowing from gro.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-176) and indexes.

1. Market Power and Antitrust Analysis -- 2. Competition and Regulation in the Electric Power Industry -- 3. Recent Developments in Wholesale Power Markets -- 4. Market Definition in the Electric Power Industry -- 5. Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers -- 6. Competitive Effects of Vertical Mergers -- 7. Utility Mergers and Retail Competition -- 8. Remedies for Anticompetitive Mergers -- 9. Efficiency Analysis of Electric Utility Mergers / Robert D. Stoner.

Competition in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity is of increasing interest to policy makers as well as to buyers and sellers of power. The use of competition as a social policy tool to benefit consumers carries the necessity of preserving competition when it is threatened by mergers or other structural changes. The work explains central principles of antitrust economics and applies them to mergers in the electric power industry. This work focuses on mergers, but the economic principles explained here will be useful in analyzing many important issues flowing from gro.

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