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Michael Pollitt

New model regulation in the electricity industry

The problem of monopolistic control in the UK electricity industry remains a factor today in spite of several decades of regulation by Ofgem, following privatisation in the 1980s. This would suggest that Ofgem has to focus as much on promoting…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2007

The contribution of services and other sectors to Australian productivity growth 1980-2004 30 November 2007 A new report by the CBR, commissioned by the Australian Business Foundation, looks at Australia's productivity performance from 1980 to 2004. There has been a…

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TIME Magazine: Enlightened self-interest

In their new book, Multi-nationals in their Communities, two British academics look at well-run CSR projects and how they help the communities where they operate. Ian W. Jones, a management lecturer at Oxford University, and Michael G. Pollitt, a reader…

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Centre for Business Research (CBR) news from 2004

CBR research casts new light on UK innovation process 25 November 2004 CBR research that was presented at a major conference in Edinburgh on November - and covered by the Financial Times the same day - has shed new light…

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