Measures to Improve Data Quality

Core References

Measuring the Impact of Energy Reform – Practical Options
Note no. 210 in Public Policy for the Private Sector. Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, May 2000.
Foster, Vivien

Describes how to gather and process information on the effects of energy reforms on the poor.

Rate Case and Audit Manual
Washington, D.C.: National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, 2003.
NARUC Staff Subcommittee on Accounting and Finance

Describes auditing purposes and procedures. Includes studying the operator’s accounting system, analyzing historical data, focusing the audit, reviewing past decisions of the regulatory agency, reviewing working papers, using external and internal audit reports, contacting other jurisdictions, managing the audit process, confidentiality procedures, and identifying records to be reviewed.

National Regulatory Reporting for Electricity Distribution and Retailing Businesses
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Sidney, 2002.
Utility Regulators Forum

Establishes uniform reporting requirements for electricity distribution providers in Australia.

Key Words

Information, Assets, Costs, Investment, Social policy