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The Research on Government Intervention of Public Utilities’ Monopoly

Author ZhangWenLei
Tutor WangWeiNong
School Zhejiang University
Course Economic Law
Keywords Utilities Government intervention Government regulation Antitrust Regulation
CLC D912.29
Type Master's thesis
Year 2006
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Utilities monopoly is operating within the scope of the utilities industry is dominated by a few companies , and the corporate existence of monopoly behavior . Since the end of the 19th century , the utilities in the countries since the rise of large-scale government intervention process utilities facing a focus problem , that is, whether through the promotion and maintenance of its monopoly , or by breaking and curbed its monopoly to serve to safeguard the public interest purposes. Currently, government intervention in the public utility monopoly mainly two ways by government regulation and antitrust laws . Therefore , it is necessary to study the relationship between the angle from the coordination of government regulation and antitrust regulation utilities monopoly of government intervention . This paper first analyzes the meaning and characteristics of public utilities , and demonstrated the need for government intervention monopoly utilities . Then, through the analysis of the different periods of Western governments intervene in public utility model , different periods of government regulation and antitrust regulation is how to coordinate the promotion and maintenance of utility monopoly or break its monopoly . On this basis , combined with the background of the current Governments generally introduce competition mechanism in the field of public utilities , how to coordinate several models to achieve the interests of competition in the field of public utilities , the analysis of government regulation and antitrust regulation , and pointed out that the government regulatory agencies advantage of the anti - monopoly law enforcement agencies in cooperative mode . Different segments of the government regulatory agencies and utilities and how to intervene in the anti - monopoly law enforcement agencies envisaged . Finally, China's electric power industry , for example , to make recommendations for the future government intervention in the public utility monopoly .

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