Carlo Scarpa

University of Brescia

Via San Faustino 74B

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche

25122 Brescia

Italy

NERA Economic Consulting

50 Main Street, 14th Floor

White Plains, NY 10606

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Liberalization of Energy Markets in Europe and Italy

IGIER Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 May 2003
Michele Polo and Carlo Scarpa
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Brescia
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Why Do Governments Sell Privatised Companies Abroad?

EFA 0599; FEEM Working Paper No. 23.2000
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 May 2000
Bocconi University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) and University of Brescia
Downloads 366 (79,273)

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Irreversible Investments and Regulatory Risk

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 934
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2003
Paolo M. Panteghini and Carlo Scarpa
University of Brescia and University of Brescia
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Regulation, Investment, RPI-x, Profit Sharing

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Investment Size and Firm's Value Under Profit Sharing Regulation

FEEM Working Paper No. 80.2003, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1040
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2008
University of Padua, Dep of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Brescia
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regulation, investment, profit sharing, real options, RPI-x

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Take or Pay Contracts and Market Segmentation

IEFE Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2008
Michele Polo and Carlo Scarpa
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Brescia
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entry, segmentation, decentralized market

Critical Mass Effect and Restructuring in the Transition Towards a Market Economy

FEEM Working Paper No. ETA 65.98
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Apr 1999
Pier Luigi Sacco and Carlo Scarpa
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Brescia
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Critical Mass Effect and Restructuring in the Transition Towards a Market Economy

European Economic Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, February 2000
Posted: 07 Mar 2000
Pier Luigi Sacco and Carlo Scarpa
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Brescia

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Toward Defining and Measuring the Affordability of Public Utility Services

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4915
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, University of Brescia - Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA
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Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Town Water Supply and Sanitation, Public Sector Economics & Finance, Rural Poverty Reduction

8.

Minimum Quality Standards and Predatory Behaviour

FEEM Working Paper No. 86.99
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Mar 2000
Luca Lambertini and Carlo Scarpa
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Brescia
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MQS, vertical differentiation, predatory behaviour

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Liberalizing the Gas Industry: Take‐Or‐Pay Contracts, Retail Competition and Wholesale Trade

Center for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy at Bocconi University Working Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 May 2012
Michele Polo and Carlo Scarpa
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Brescia
Downloads 150 (192,157)

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Entry, Segmentation, capacity constraints, wholesale markets

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Incentives to (Irreversible) Investments Under Different Regulatory Regimes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 417
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 2001
Paolo M. Panteghini and Carlo Scarpa
University of Brescia and University of Brescia
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Non-Intrinsic Common Agency

FEEM Working Paper No. 84.99
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Mar 2000
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Regulation at Home, Competition Abroad: A Theoretical Framework

FEEM Working Paper No. 39.2001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Carlo Scarpa and Giacomo Calzolari
University of Brescia and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Regulation, asymmetric information, multinational firms

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Restructuring Italian Utility Markets: Household Distributional Effects

FEEM Working Paper No. 134.05
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Paola Valbonesi, Raffaele Miniaci and Carlo Scarpa
University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA, University of Brescia - Department of Economics and Management and University of Brescia
Downloads 114 (237,936)

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Consumer behaviour, Public utilities, Regulation, Gas, Electricity, Water

14.

Entry Without Competition

IGIER Working Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Michele Polo and Carlo Scarpa
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Brescia
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Do Competition and Ownership Matter? Evidence from Local Public Transport in Europe

FEEM Working Paper No. 9.2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Feb 2010
Andrea Boitani, Marcella Nicolini and Carlo Scarpa
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan, University of Pavia - Department of Economics and Management and University of Brescia
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Local Public Transport, Public Ownership, Translog Production Function

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Regulating a Multi-Utility Firm

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Oct 2007
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Regulation, Competition, Asymmetric Information, Multi-utility, Scope economies, Informational externality

Regulating a Multi-Utility Firm

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6238
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2008
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Asymmetric information, competition, informational externality, multi-utility firms, regulation, scope economies

17.

On Regulation and Competition: Pros and Cons of a Diversified Monopolist

FEEM Working Paper 55.2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Carlo Scarpa and Giacomo Calzolari
University of Brescia and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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Regulation, Competition, Asymmetric Information, Conglomerate Firms, Multiutility, Scope Economies, Informational Externality

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State Aid to Business in the European Union: A Focus on the Car Sector

University of Pavia Department of Economics and Management Working Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Sep 2012
University of Pavia - Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA
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car industry, state aid to business, EU competition policy

19.

Fuel Poverty and the Energy Benefits System: The Italian Case

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Raffaele Miniaci, Carlo Scarpa and Paola Valbonesi
University of Brescia - Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA
Downloads 38 (424,912)

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Fuel poverty; affordability; energy benefits; vulnerable consumers

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Why Do Governments Privatize Abroad?

International Review of Finance, Vol. 3, pp. 131-161, June 2002
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Oct 2003
Bocconi University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) and University of Brescia
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Footloose Monopolies: Regulating a 'National Champion'

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6413
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 2008
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Foreign Competition, Multinational Enterprises, National Champions, Regulation

Footloose Monopolies: Regulating a 'National Champion'

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 1179-1214, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Conglomerates and Regulation

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp. 1648-1669, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 May 2016
Giacomo Calzolari and Carlo Scarpa
European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO) and University of Brescia
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Distributional Effects of Price Reforms in the Italian Utility Markets

Fiscal Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Raffaele Miniaci, Carlo Scarpa and Paola Valbonesi
University of Brescia - Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA

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Consumer behaviour, public utilities, regulation, gas, electricity, water

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Measuring the Affordability of Basic Public Utility Services in Italy

Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, Vol. 67, No. 2, July 2008
Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Raffaele Miniaci, Carlo Scarpa and Paola Valbonesi
University of Brescia - Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia and University of Padua - Department of Economics and Management, DSEA

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Affordability, Public Utilities, Regulation, Gas, Electricity, Water