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By James I. ; United States. ; Mid-America Economics Institute. Illinois Office of Consumer Services. Sturgeon

This consultant bargains basically with the economics of electrical utilities, even supposing sure criminal and organizational features of utilities are mentioned. all the seven chapters addresses a selected side of public-utility ratemaking. bankruptcy One encompasses a dialogue of the evolution of the public-utility notion, in addition to the felony and fiscal justification for public utilities. the second one bankruptcy units forth an Read more...

summary: This advisor bargains essentially with the economics of electrical utilities, even supposing yes criminal and organizational elements of utilities are mentioned. all of the seven chapters addresses a specific side of public-utility ratemaking. bankruptcy One encompasses a dialogue of the evolution of the public-utility suggestion, in addition to the criminal and fiscal justification for public utilities. the second one bankruptcy units forth an analytical monetary version which gives the root for the subsequent 4 chapters. those chapters include a close exam of overall working bills, the speed base, the speed of go back, and the speed constitution. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses a couple of present concerns concerning electrical utilities, as a rule elements regarding fuel-adjustment charges, advertisements, taxes, building paintings in growth, and lifeline premiums. many of the examples utilized in the consultant are from specific states, comparable to Illinois and California. those examples are used to demonstrate particular issues. shoppers in different states can generalize them to their states and never swap the that means or value of the issues

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Government has a significant amount of These include the post office, atomic energy, and, as previously mentioned, the TVA in electricity generation. -40- The i\~ I\~ principal objection to government ownership involves questions of -\ service and comparative efficiency. Others object on ideological grounds. The final method of control examined here is administrative or commission regulation. This method is used when the policies of an industry are to be supervised in some detail. commission is composed of three or more members.

20- When they use the term I~ monopoly they mean one supplier or producer of a product. ly exists in a specific region of the country or in a town or city. This is usually the case with public utilities such as water, gas, and electricity. When there is only one producer of a product that producer, if unchecked, can charge whatever the "traffic wi 11 bear. II is, it can extract a monopoly price for its product. That Sometimes monopolies are created by enterprising businessmen who are able to drive out all the other competitors.

11, METHODS AND GOALS OF REGULATION The first metho,d of control is statutes and ordinances. jj A statute is enacted by a legisl ature, either Federal or state, whil e an ordi nance is passed by a city counci 1. In both cases provision is usually made for enforcement by means other than private litigation. This usually means that businesses must register and file reports with a public agency. '\1) \~ Additionally the pLiblic prosecutors law may provide for compliance by authorizing public to bring civil suits to enjoin illegal behavior.

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