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The political economy of pipelines : a century of comparative institutional development

Author: Jeff D Makholm
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With global demand for energy poised to increase by more than half in the next three decades, the supply of safe, reliable, and reasonably priced gas and oil will continue to be of fundamental  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Législation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff D Makholm
ISBN: 9780226502106 0226502104
OCLC Number: 807372739
Description: xii, 270 p : ill., cartes ; 24 cm
Contents: The new institutional economics and pipeline transport --
Existing pipeline studies and private pipeline capital --
The economics of production cost: pipelines as natural monopolies --
Regulating pipelines as a response to monopoly --
The essential contributions of the new institutional economics --
Transacting with common carriage: the oil pipeline regulations of 1906 --
Transacting with private carriage: the gas pipeline regulations of 1938 --
The competitive potential for the world's pipeline systems --
Making sense of pipelines: the lenses of the new institutional economics.
Responsibility: Jeff D. Makholm.

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"More than a story of pipeline markets and regulation, this book also offers a rich study of how asset specificity, nondeployable capital, and high up-front capital costs affect market development, Read more...

 
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