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Regulation and Its Reform

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674753761

Publication Date: 01/01/1984

Short

486 pages

6 x 9 inches

11 line illustrations, 17 tables

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  • Introduction
  • I. A Theory of Regulation
    • 1. Typical Justifications for Regulation
    • 2. Cost-of-Service Ratemaking
    • 3. Historically Based Price Regulation
    • 4. Allocation under a Public Interest Standard
    • 5. Standard Setting
    • 6. Historically Based Allocation
    • 7. Individualized Screening
    • 8. Alternatives to Classical Regulation
    • 9. General Guidelines for Policy Makers
  • II. Appropriate Solutions
    • 10. Match and Mismatch
    • 11. Mismatch: Excessive Competition and Airline Regulation
    • 12. Mismatch: Excessive Competition and the Trucking Industry
    • 13. Mismatch: Rent Control and Natural Gas Field Prices
    • 14. Partial Mismatch: Spillovers and Environmental Pollution
    • 15. Problems of a Possible Match: Natural Monopoly and Telecommunications
  • III. Practical Reform
    • 16. From Candidate to Reform
    • 17. Generic Approaches to Regulatory Reform
  • Appendix 1. The Regulatory Agencies
  • Appendix 2. A Note on Administrative Law
  • Further Reading
  • Notes
  • Index

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