Backward or Forward-Looking Utility Rates?
Public Utilities Fortnightly, Vol. 102, No. 4, August 17, 1978
2 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Debates about the efficacy of public utility rates continue to occur in every state as well as the nation's Capitol. However, the central question continues to elude policymakers: Should the costs which are used to determine utility rates be backward or forward-looking? To answer this questions, backward-looking and forward-looking costs must be defined.
Keywords: Steve, Hanke, Public, Utilities, Fortnightly, Backward, Forward, Looking, Utility, Rates, Debate, 1978
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