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Description - Regulatory Reform by Mark Armstrong

Regulatory reform had its beginnings in the United States in the 1970s, and today it is taking place around the globe. One of the central questions for industrial policy is how to regulate firms with market power. This text tackles this important policy issue in two parts: it describes an analytical framework for studying the main issues in regulatory reform, and then applies the analysis to the British experience in four utility industries - telecommunications, gas, electricity, and water supply. Britain's utility industries, state-owned monopolies just ten years ago, offer a dramatic example of comprehensive reforms with parallels elsewhere: industries have been restructured, markets have been liberalized, and new regulatory methods and institutions have been created. The authors focus on common policy questions that arise in each industry while taking into account the considerable diversity between the industries and the different reform policies adopted. The analysis and experience in Britain's utility industries also provides a rich variety of issues concerning monopolistic and anticompetitive practices that are of interest for competition policy in general.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262510790
ISBN-10: 0262510790
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 150mm x 23mm)
Pages: 406
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Armstrong

Mark Armstrong is Professor of Economics and Director of the ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE). He is a Fellow of the British Academy, Co-editor of the RAND Journal of Economics, and Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies.

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