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Regulation and measuring cost efficiency with panel data models : application to electricity distribution utilities

  • Farsi, Mehdi Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Filippini, Massimo Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    2003

18 p

English This paper examines the application of different parametric methods to measure cost efficiency of electricity distribution utilities. The cost frontier model is estimated using four methods: Displaced Ordinary Least Squares, Fixed Effects, Random Effects and Maximum Likelihood Estimation. These methods are applied to a sample of 59 distribution utilities in Switzerland. The data consist of an... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 5212
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