Monopoly power and distribution in fragmented markets

the case of groundwater by Hanan Jacoby

Publisher: World Bank, Development Research Group, Rural Development in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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    • Groundwater -- Pakistan.,
    • Groundwater -- Pakistan -- Econometric models.,
    • Monopolies -- Pakistan.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementHanan G. Jacoby, Rinku Murgai and Saeed Ur Rehman.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2628, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2628.
      ContributionsMurgai, Rinku., Rehman, Saeed ur., World Bank. Development Research Group. Rural Development.
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      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669191M
      LC Control Number2002615995

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Monopoly Power Evidence from Pakistan's and Distribution Punjab indicates that in Fragmented Markets monopoly power in the market for groundwater (irrigation water extracted using private tubewells) The Case of Groundwater results in a substantial resource misallocation.

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Using data from Pakistan’s Punjab, Jacoby, Murgai, and Rehman examine monopoly power in the market for groundwater—irrigation water extracted using private tubewells—a market characterized by barriers to entry and spatial fragmentation.

Monopoly Power and Distribution in Fragmented Markets: The Case of Groundwater HANAN G. JACOBY and RINKU MURGAI World Bank and SAEED UR REHMAN International Water Management Institute First version received February ; final version accepted April (Eds.) This paper examines monopoly power in the market for groundwater (irrigation water extracted by.

Monopoly Power and Distribution in Fragmented Markets: The Case of Groundwater The World Bank Development Research Group Rural Development June Technical Report. This paper examines monopoly power in the market for groundwater (irrigation water extracted by private tubewells), a market characterized by barriers to entry and spatial fragmentation.

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