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; price ; district heating ; Sweden … price regulation by conforming to customers' and authorities' expectations. It is argued that utilities can meet …' price setting schemes are insensitive to customer complaints, they are significantly influenced by the passive monitoring by …
price regulation by conforming to customers’ and authorities’ expectations. It is argued that utilities can meet …’ price setting schemes are insensitive to customer complaints, they are significantly influenced by the passive monitoring by …
. Recognizing that payments differ in the urgency with which they need to be settled, Fedwire offers banks a decreasing block-price … schedule. This approach allows Fedwire to price discriminate, charging high fees for urgent payments and low fees for less … urgency for immediate settlement is great enough, banks will respond to marginal price; otherwise, they will respond to …
A considerable share of public investment comes not only from public budgets but also from public utility companies. One major area of investment is energy and water supply, where the utility companies have substantial fixed assets in the form of distribution infrastructure. Using new microdata...
Einen beachtlichen Anteil öffentlicher Investitionen tätigen - außerhalb der öffentlichen Haushalte - kommunale Unternehmen, beispielsweise Stadtwerke. Ein bedeutender Investitionsbereich ist die Energie- und Wasserversorgung, da die Unternehmen über beträchtliche Sachanlagen in der...
This paper provides evidence that ownership and organization matters for the efficiency of provision of public services. In particular, we find that pure private ownership is more efficient than pure public ownership, followed by mixed ownership. The delegation of management in different legal...
Einen beachtlichen Anteil öffentlicher Investitionen tätigen - außerhalb der öffentlichen Haushalte - kommunale Unternehmen, beispielsweise Stadtwerke. Ein bedeutender Investitionsbereich ist die Energie- und Wasserversorgung, da die Unternehmen über beträchtliche Sachanlagen in der...
La existencia de empresas públicas es un fenómeno habitual y económicamente significativo en la mayoría de los países. En este trabajo se analiza la existencia de empresas estatales en la región y en Uruguay, considerándose los motivos para su creación; las propuestas de reforma surgidas...
Postal Services play a fundamental role in each nation, because of the double impact they generate from a social and economic point of view. The introduction of the European directives opens the way towards a larger importance of free competition. But, even if liberalisation of postal markets...