The Ronald Coase Institute Workshop

Xiamen University, Xiamen, China | 14-05-2017

The current government monopoly on electricity in Lebanon is a vehicle  used by a part of the ruling elite to generate rent, limit competition, and  provide their coalition with exclusive access to EDL’s jobs and contracts. Dr. Mardini explored the possibility of striking a Coasian contract to allow more access to the electricity market in Lebanon.