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Unbundling

Separation of a multinational firm's transfers of funds into discrete flows for specific purposes. See: Bundling.

Unbundling

The practice of separating previously joined products and selling them. Unbundling tends to become more common under deregulatory policies.

unbundling

The separation and separate pricing of products and services by financial institutions. When deregulation resulted in price competition and the introduction of new products, financial institutions found it increasingly necessary to offer and price each product separately.

unbundling

a colloquial term used to describe a DE-MERGER (the break-up of a company originally formed through a MERGER into two or more separate companies) or more generally the sale of a number of its business divisions by a conglomerate company (see DIVERSIFICATION).
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This suggests that between 1996 and 2006 the states that unbundled early (Phase 1 states) outperformed the states that were just beginning to unbundle their SEBs in 2004 (Phase 2 states).
Results from a model in which plants operated by the central government serve as controls as well as plants in stated that did not unbundle generation suggest a 5.9 percentage point increase in average unit availability and a 4.9 percentage point reduction in forced outages in Phase 1 states.
The estimated deterioration in performance may be due to initial adjustment costs to restructuring in the states that were forced to unbundle. It should also be noted that the reductions in availability at EGUs are due to increases in planned maintenance rather than increases in forced outages.