Product-Market Competition in the Water Industry: Voluntarily Nondiscriminatory Pricing

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Föllmi, Reto; Meister, Urs;
  • Publisher: University of Zurich, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-52015, doi: 10.3929/ethz-a-004375061
  • Subject: Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (former) | Department of Economics | Economics | 330 Economics | Product-Market Competition, Water, Nondiscriminatory pricing
    • jel: jel:Q25 | jel:D21 | jel:L95 | jel:L43
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper presents an attempt to create competition in the water market by means of direct competition. We argue that the usual liberalisation device, competition for the market by franchise bidding, is problematic due to the particular features of the water industry. ... View more
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