Energy in a competitive market essays in honour of Colin Robinson

This fine collection of original essays is in recognition of Colin Robinson, who has been at the forefront of thinking in energy economics for over 30 years. Energy in a Competitive Market brings together both prominent academics and practitioners to honour his outstanding and unique contribution. T...

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Main Author: Robinson, Colin
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Hunt, Lester C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northhampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2003
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This fine collection of original essays is in recognition of Colin Robinson, who has been at the forefront of thinking in energy economics for over 30 years. Energy in a Competitive Market brings together both prominent academics and practitioners to honour his outstanding and unique contribution. The authors cover a wide and fascinating selection of topics incorporating the whole spectrum of energy economics. In doing so, they examine the belief that markets are the key to the effective allocation of resources, a notion which arguably applies as much to energy as it does to any other commodity
1. Electricity and gas regulation in Great Britain : the end of an era -- 2. Yardstick competition and comparative performance measures in practice -- 3. Yardstick competition and efficiency benchmarking in electricity distribution -- 4. The Swiss electricity industry and the regulation of distribution prices -- 5. Efficiency and performance in the gas industry -- 6. UK coal in competitive energy markets -- 7. Economists and the oil industry : facts versus analysis, the case of vertical integration -- 8. The economics of field cluster developments in the UK continental shelf -- 9. Modelling underlying energy demand trends -- 10. Long-run carbon dioxide emissions and environmental kuznets curves : different pathways to development? -- 11. UK emissions targets : modelling incentive mechanisms
Physical Description:xiii, 233 p ill
ISBN:9781840647983
9781781950364
1840647981