Archive pour juillet 2012

Do Markets Reduce Prices?

Numéro: 2012-7 Do Markets Reduce Prices? Simon Porcher (IAE Paris) Abstract: This paper looks at the reasons for and the results of the make-or-buy decisions in local public services, with specific regards to its possible effects on price and other performance determinants. It uses a rich city-level dataset of water utilities in France for several years. We…

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