This collection of papers by some of America's most respected scholars and practitioners in the field of public utility regulation provides an up-to-date analysis of urgent problems and proposed remedies concerning the electricity and natural gas industries. The authors--two academic economists, a professor of law, a practicing attorney and consume
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Electric Utility Rate Structures in the United States: Some Recent Developments -- Nonuniform Pricing Structures in Electricity -- Natural Gas Regulations: Problems and Options -- Applying Marginal Cost Analysis to the Rate Structure for Natural Gas Sales to Ultimate Customers -- Evaluation of the New Mexico Public Utility Rate Indexing Experiment -- Procedural Impediments to Optimal Rate Making -- New Economics in Energy
Werner Sichel, professor of economics at Western Michigan University, received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He has served as a consultant to business firms, consumer groups, and law firms and is the author or editor of ten books and numerous articles in the fields of business and economics.