Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Economics and Finance
In general, public policy in the United States has been directed to maintaining competition. The belief has been that competitive free enterprise economy is the best means toward a higher standard of living and the preservation of personal freedom. In many industries, however, competition is imperfect. The electric power and natural gas industries are such activities.
Manopimoke, Wirote, "The Effect of Combination Companies on Electricity Rate Structures in the United States" (1975). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 1075.
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