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    • The Direct Costs and Benefits of US Electric Utility Divestitures 

      Triebs, Thomas P.; Pollitt, Michael G.; Kwoka, John E. (Faculty of Economics, 2010-09)
      This paper studies the impact of divestiture on the efficiency and costs of electric utilities. The empirical literature shows that there exist economies of scope for electric utilities and that divestiture decreases ...
    • Is Privatization Enough? Finding Performance Breaks for UK Power Plants 

      Triebs, Thomas P.; Pollitt, Michael G. (Faculty of Economics, 2010-09)
      The literature shows that for most UK industries privatization might be necessary but is not sufficient to produce economic benefits. Often prior changes in management or later changes in market structure and regulation ...