Tag Archives: natural monopolies

Wonder if @NZComCom shared this conclusion back then about successful browser monopolization?

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Is Monopoly a Justification for Government Regulation?

Queenstown airport night flights another blow to the @WLGAirport runway extension? @JordNZ

Queenstown airport has been upgraded to allow for night flights and more international flights. Yet another airport to compete for traffic with the Wellington airport and its $300 million runway extension.

Little wonder the New Zealand-based airlines see this extension is no more than gold plating of the Wellington airport where landing fees will go up to cover this over-capitalisation for little return in value. Over-capitalisation or gold plating is a common way of getting around rate of return regulation of monopolies.

Apple shouldn’t be doing this according to natural monopoly theory