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  1. The Role of the Postal and Delivery Sector in a Digital Age

    The Role of the Postal and Delivery Sector in a Digital Age

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Timothy J. J. Brennan
    This volume, the result of the 21st Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics (Ireland, 2013), describes the continuing problem of the decline of the postal sector in the face of electronic competition and offers strategies for the survival of mail services in a digital age. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  2. Market Building through Antitrust

    Market Building through Antitrust

    Adrien de Hauteclocque
    Market Building through Antitrust investigates the role of antitrust policy in the building of competitive energy markets in Europe. By looking at the specific problem of long-term supply and access contracts in the electricity sector, the book questions the suitability of antitrust policy as a market building tool. It shows that the institutional infrastructure that pre-dated competitive reform and the politics of liberalization have largely shaped the current dynamics at work in European energy regulatory practice. In particular, antitrust law has increasingly been used as a quasi-ex ante regulatory tool, thereby raising problems in terms of economic efficiency, legal certainty and political legitimacy. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 114.00   Web: $ 102.60
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  3. Lawyers, Markets and Regulation

    Lawyers, Markets and Regulation

    Frank H. Stephen
    Frank H. Stephen’s evaluation of public policy on the legal profession in UK and European jurisdictions explores how regulation and self-regulation have been liberalized over the past 30 years. The book surveys where the most recent and radical liberalization involving the ownership of law firms by non-lawyers is likely to lead, and appraises the economic literature on the costs and benefits of regulating markets for professional services. It challenges socio-legal views on professional legislation and highlights the limitations of regulatory competition, as well as the importance of dominant business models. The author reviews the empirical work underpinning these theories and policies. He also evaluates the effectiveness of regulatory competition as a response to regulatory capture. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  4. Regulating Transport in Europe

    Regulating Transport in Europe

    Edited by Mattias Finger, Torben Holvad
    This book concerns the regulation of transport within a European context, covering air, inland waterways, rail, road passenger and freight, urban public transport, and short sea shipping. All these sectors have experienced substantial changes over the last two decades, in terms of ownership, competition and liberalisation, and the book explores the main transformations and their impacts. The authors address these issues, with a specific focus on the effects of the organisation and regulation of transport systems on their performance. They also provide timely policy recommendations, including possible European future policy initiatives. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Governance, Regulation and Innovation

    Governance, Regulation and Innovation

    Edited by Mehmet Ugur
    This book aims to disentangle the complex relationship between innovation and its potential determinants, paying special attention to the roles of governance and regulatory frameworks, and the ways in which the latter interact with other drivers of innovation such as competition and the innovator’s closeness to the technology frontier. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  6. Building Competitive Gas Markets in the EU

    Building Competitive Gas Markets in the EU

    Jean-Michel Glachant, Michelle Hallack, Miguel Vazquez, Sophia Ruester, Sergio Ascari
    This highly unique book focuses on market design issues common to most EU gas markets, particularly in the context of closer integration. It explores in detail the characteristics and requirements of national gas markets in Europe which are constructed as virtual hubs based on entry/exit schemes as a requirement of European law. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law

    The Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law

    Edited by Michael Faure, Xinzhu Zhang
    This book focuses on experiences with the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) of 2007 in China. It uses carefully-chosen case studies to examine how the competition authorities in China discuss cases and how they use economic reasoning in their decision-making process. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  8. The Economics of Electricity Markets

    The Economics of Electricity Markets

    Edited by Pippo Ranci, Guido Cervigni
    The Economics of Electricity Markets provides a cutting-edge analysis of the critical issues involved in the design and operation of electricity markets, as well as an assessment of alternative institutional arrangements that have either been implemented or are under discussion in Europe and the US. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition

    Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    In our increasingly technology-focused world, demand for traditional postal services is steadily shrinking. This timely volume examines the many challenges that the worldwide postal sector is facing as a result of growing electronic competition, and offers expert recommendations for reshaping postal structures to strengthen their competitiveness in an electronic age. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 191.00   Web: $ 171.90
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  10. Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities

    Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities

    Fumitoshi Mizutani
    Covering issues such as deregulation, privatization, organizational reforms, and competition policy, Regulatory Reform of Public Utilities provides a comprehensive summary of regulatory reforms in Japanese public utility industries. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  11. China, the European Union and Global Governance

    China, the European Union and Global Governance

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Tanguy de Wilde, Pierre Defraigne, Jean-Christophe Defraigne
    China, the European Union and Global Governance examines the key determinants of European and Chinese approaches to the restructuring of global governance systems. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  12. Private Standards and Global Governance

    Private Standards and Global Governance

    Edited by Axel Marx, Miet Maertens, Johan Swinnen, Jan Wouters
    The expert contributors assess the state-of-the-art with regard to private regulation of food, natural resources and labor conditions. They begin with an introduction to, and discussion of, several leading existing private standards, and go on to assess private food standards and their legitimacy and effectiveness in the context of the global trade regime. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  13. The Limits of Regulation

    The Limits of Regulation

    Stavros Mavroudeas
    This unique and original book offers a critical survey of the regulation approach, an influential theoretical school born in the 1970s and belonging to the neo-Marxist and radical political economy traditions. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. The Economics of Edwin Chadwick

    The Economics of Edwin Chadwick

    Robert B. Ekelund Jr, Edward O. Price III
    The authors detail Sir Edwin Chadwick’s sophisticated conceptions of moral hazard, common pool problems, asymmetric information, and theory of competition, all of which differ starkly from those promulgated by Adam Smith and other classical economists. Also examined are Chadwick’s views on government versus market role in dealing with problems created by natural monopoly, and whether some or all market problems justify government regulation or alterations of property rights. The authors investigate Chadwick’s utilitarian approach to labor, business cycles, and economic growth, contrasting his modern view with those of his classical economic contemporaries. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation

    Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation

    Edited by Joseph E. Harrington Jr, Yannis Katsoulacos
    Bringing scholars and policymakers to the frontiers of research and addressing the critical issues of the day, the book presents original important new theoretical and empirical results. The distinguished contributors include: P. Agrel, K. Alexander, J. Crémer, X. Dassiou, G. Deltas, F. Etro, L. Filistrucchi, P. Fotis, M. Gilli, J. Harrington Jr, T. Huertas, M. Ivaldi, B. Jullien, V. Marques, M. Peitz, Y. Spiegel, E. Tarrantino and G. Wood. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. Regulation and Economics

    Regulation and Economics

    Edited by Roger J. Van den Bergh, Alessio M. Pacces
    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of regulatory economics and reviews the main theories, tools, and domains of regulation Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  17. Regulatory Failure and the Global Financial Crisis

    Regulatory Failure and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Mohamed Ariff, John H. Farrar, Ahmed M. Khalid
    This fascinating book presents a lively discussion of key issues resulting from the recent financial crisis. The expert contributors explore why the global financial crisis occurred, how it destroyed wealth, triggered mass unemployment and created an unprecedented loss of control on employment, monetary policy and government budgets. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 44.00   Web: $ 35.20
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  18. Regulation and the Performance of Communication and Information Networks

    Regulation and the Performance of Communication and Information Networks

    Edited by Gerald R. Faulhaber, Gary Madden, Jeffrey Petchey
    Digital markets worldwide are in rapid flux. The Internet and World Wide Web have traditionally evolved in a largely deregulated environment, but recently governments have shown great interest in this rapidly developing sector and are imposing regulations for a variety of reasons that are changing the shape of these industries. This book explores why the industrial organization of broadband ISPs, Internet backbone providers and content/application providers are in such turmoil. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  19. Multi-Modal Competition and the Future of Mail

    Multi-Modal Competition and the Future of Mail

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    This compilation of original papers selected from the 19th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics and authored by an international cast of economists, lawyers, regulators and industry practitioners addresses perhaps the most significant problem that has ever faced the postal sector – electronic competition from information and communication technologies. This has increased significantly over the last few years with a consequent serious drop in mail volume. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Managing Food Safety and Hygiene

    Bridget M. Hutter
    Food safety and hygiene is of critical importance to us all, yet, as periodic food crises in various countries each year show we are all dependent on others in business and public regulation to ensure that the food we consume in the retailing and hospitality sectors is safe. Bridget Hutter considers the understandings of risk and regulation held by those in business and considers the compliance pressures on managers and owners, and how these relate to understandings of risk and uncertainty. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 44.00   Web: $ 35.20
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