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Productive efficiency and the regulatory review of regional electricity companies in the UK

Philip Burns

Productive efficiency and the regulatory review of regional electricity companies in the UK

by Philip Burns

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Published by Regulatory Policy Research Centre in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Burns and Thomas Weyman-Jones.
SeriesDiscussion papers series / Regulatory Policy Research Centre -- no.1
ContributionsWeyman-Jones, Thomas G., 1947-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13907658M

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