Economic Regulation and Its Reform : What Have We Learned?
By: Rose, Nancy L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.NBER-Conference Report: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (619 p.).ISBN: 9780226138169.Subject(s): Deregulation -- United States -- Congresses | Industrial policy -- United States -- Congresses | Trade regulation -- United States -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economic Regulation and Its Reform : What Have We Learned?DDC classification: 338.0973 LOC classification: HD3616.U46 .R384 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface; Learning from the Past: Insights for the Regulation of Economic Activity - Nancy L. Rose; 1. Antitrust and Regulation - Dennis W. Carlton and Randal C. Picker; 2. How Airline Markets Work . . . or Do They? : Regulatory Reform in the Airline Industry - Severin Borenstein and Nancy L. Rose; 3. Cable Regulation in the Internet Era - Gregory S. Crawford; 4. Regulating Competition in Wholesale Electricity Supply - Frank A. Wolak; 5. Incentive Regulation in Theory and Practice: Electricity Distribution and Transmission Networks - Paul L. Joskow
6. Telecommunications Regulation: Current Approaches with the End in Sight - Jerry Hausman and J. Gregory Sidak7. Regulation of the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology Industry - Patricia M. Danzon and Eric L. Keuffel; 8. Regulation and Deregulation of the US Banking Industry: Causes, Consequences, and Implications for the Future - Randall S. Kroszner and Philip E. Strahan; 9. Retail Securities Regulation in the Aftermath of the Bubble - Eric Zitzewitz; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
The past thirty years have witnessed a transformation of government economic intervention in broad segments of industry throughout the world. Many industries historically subject to economic price and entry controls have been largely deregulated, including natural gas, trucking, airlines, and commercial banking. However, recent concerns about market power in restructured electricity markets, airline industry instability amid chronic financial stress, and the challenges created by the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, which allowed commercial banks to participate in investment banking, have led
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