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Divestiture as an Instrument of a Pro-Active Competition Policy: Conceptual Issues and Lessons from International Experiences


Christian Von Hirschhausen


German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - Department of International Economics

Anne Neumann


affiliation not provided to SSRN

Hannes Weigt


WWZ, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Basel

2007

Electricity Journal, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 57-69, 2009

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Given insufficiently competitive wholesale electricity markets in Germany there is an ongoing discussion about the appropriate instruments of a pro-active competition policy. This study analyzes horizontal divestiture form an economic perspective. We discuss the conceptual justification of divestiture and report on selected empirical evidence on divestiture.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 56

Keywords: electricity, divestiture

JEL Classification: L94

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Date posted: May 26, 2008 ; Last revised: September 9, 2009

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von Hirschhausen, Christian and Neumann, Anne and Weigt, Hannes, Divestiture as an Instrument of a Pro-Active Competition Policy: Conceptual Issues and Lessons from International Experiences (2007). Electricity Journal, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 57-69, 2009. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1136776

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Christian Von Hirschhausen
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - Department of International Economics ( email )
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Anne Neumann
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Hannes Weigt (Contact Author)
WWZ, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Basel ( email )
Basel, 4051
Switzerland
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