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Telecommunication Policy for the Information Age

From Monopoly to Competition

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PAPERBACK

$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674873261

Publication Date: 09/01/1998

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations, 2 tables

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Gerald Brock develops a new theory of decentralized public decisionmaking and uses it to clarify the dramatic changes that have transformed the telecommunication industry from a heavily regulated monopoly to a set of market-oriented firms. He demonstrates how the decentralized decisionmaking process--whose apparent element of chaos has so often invited criticism--has actually made the United States a world leader in reforming telecommunication policy.

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