Archive pour février 2017

Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France

Numéro: 2017-2 Stéphane Saussier – Public-private partnerships for infrastructure at the sub-national level of government: Opportunities and challenges in France Abstract : According to the OECD, after a short-lived expansion in reaction to the crisis, public investment has recently experienced a substantial decline in a number of European countries (OECD 2013).  As a natural reaction to these budget cuts,…

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Impact of regulation on English and Welsh water-only companies: an input-distance function approach

Juin 2017 María Molinos-Senante, Simon Porcher, et Alexandros Maziotis – Environmental Science and Pollution Research Abstract: The assessment of productivity change over time and its drivers is of great significance for water companies and regulators when setting urban water tariffs. This issue is even more relevant in privatized water industries, such as those in England and Wales, where the price-cap regulation…

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The welfare costs of non-marginal water pricing: evidence from the water only companies in England and Wales

Mai 2017 Simon Porcher, Alexandros Maziotis, et Maria Molinos-Senante, Urban Water Journal Abstract: The evaluation of the economic efficiency of regulatory schemes is essential for regulators and utilities. In this study it is analysed for the first time the welfare costs of non-marginal cost pricing in the water supply in England and Wales, by computing the deadweight…

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