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The Challenge of a Deregulated Market

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

Most of us remember the confident forecasts of 1994 where the world's most prestigious consultancies estimated the shadow price of new generation at something like $38 per MWh. Those forecasts still haunt the smaller consumer as they are the basis...

Clough Lecture 1998: Renewing the Miracle: Economic Development in Asia

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Deepak Lal

The Harold Clough Lecture for 1998. The lecture is available in PDF here - Renewing the Miracle: Economic Development and Asia.

Regulatory Pricing and Access Issues

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

The issues for Victoria and Australia are: * the structure and powers of the regulatory agencies * the services to be regulated * the standards that should be regulated * the "just" price for the regulated services * ensuring information is...

Privatising Victoria's Electricity Distribution

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

In October 1994 the Victorian industry was restructured. Five DB's were created and Generation Victoria disaggregated down to four individual base load power stations (including Loy Yang B then under construction), one portfolio of hydro plant and...

The Economic and Market Benefits of By-Pass

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

Over the longer term, successful economic performance requires market competition with established property rights.

Can Coal Continue as the Primary Power Generation Source?

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Alan Moran

Coal supplies over one quarter of the worldÕs primary energy, and over 46 per cent of that of Australia. Although oil is a more significant energy source worldwide, consumption of it and gas are less important to Australia.

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