The objective of the course is an introduction in economics and policy of network industries in the European Union. The reform paradigm that will be discussed includes privatization, vertical disintegration, price regulation and liberalization. The sectors that will be considered include, for example, electricity, gas and telecoms.
Supporting materials: Florio, M. (2013) Network Industries and social welfare: the experiment that reshuffled European utilities, Oxford University Press (capitoli 1-3).
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