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  1. Competition, Contracts and Electricity Markets

    Competition, Contracts and Electricity Markets

    Edited by Jean-Michel Glachant, Dominique Finon, Adrien de Hauteclocque
    This book fills a gap in the existing literature by dealing with several issues linked to long-term contracts and the efficiency of electricity markets. These include the impact of long-term contracts and vertical integration on effective competition, generation investment in risky markets, and the challenges for competition policy principles. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  2. Good Governance in the 21st Century

    Good Governance in the 21st Century

    Edited by Joachim Ahrens, Rolf Caspers, Janina Weingarth
    This book explores the interdependences of economic globalisation, political tensions, and national policymaking whilst analysing opportunities for governance reform at both national and international levels. It considers how governance mechanisms can be fashioned in order to both exploit the opportunities of globalization and cope with the numerous potential conflicts and risks. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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  3. Institutions and Regulation for Economic Growth?

    Institutions and Regulation for Economic Growth?

    Edited by Emiel F.M. Wubben
    Realizing institutions and regulations that foster economic growth is an essential asset for contemporary economies. This book investigates practices and options for steering individual and firm behaviour that prevents unacceptable externalities and boosts public interests. These multi-dimensional interactions are investigated in three areas; innovativeness, especially in terms of IP rights; food safety requirements and the impact on EU-competitiveness; and economic stability, particularly within the banking industry. The book provides complementary views and offers clear and relevant conclusions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  4. Democracy and Dissent

    Democracy and Dissent

    Frank Vibert
    Frank Vibert expertly examines the fundamental issues involved in attempts to rethink international institutions and their rule making procedures. He analyses the basic problems with the existing system and the main approaches to its reform. The book rejects the idea that there are any simple institutional ‘fixes’ for current problems – such as relying on the G20 to coordinate global rule making and also rejects more ambitious attempts to prescribe new general organizing principles for world governance. It calls instead for specific remedies for specific problems. The author recommends new procedures for all international rule making so that both expert groups and governments are subject to much stronger external checks on what they do. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Reinventing the Postal Sector in an Electronic Age

    Reinventing the Postal Sector in an Electronic Age

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    This compilation of original essays by an international cast of economists, regulators and industry practitioners analyzes some of the major issues now facing postal and delivery services throughout the world as competition from information and communication technologies has increased. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 204.00   Web: $ 183.60
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  6. Regulation and the Evolution of the Global Telecommunications Industry

    Regulation and the Evolution of the Global Telecommunications Industry

    Edited by Anastassios Gentzoglanis, Anders Henten
    After decades of liberalization of the telecommunications industry around the world and technological convergence that allows for increasing competition, sector-specific regulation of telecommunications has been on the decline. As a result, the telecommunications industry stands in the middle of a debate that calls for either a total deregulation of access to broadband infrastructures or a separation of infrastructure from service delivery. This book proposes new approaches to dealing with the current and future issues of regulation of telecommunication markets on both a regional and a global scale. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  7. Heightening Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Heightening Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    This compilation of original essays by an international cast of top scholars addresses some of the major issues now facing postal and delivery services throughout the world. The European Commission and member states wrestle with the problem of how to implement the scheduled liberalization of these sectors and maintain the universal service obligation while the United States Postal Service is coming to terms with the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. In addition, the book addresses the impact of electronic competition as well as other problems facing the field. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  8. Antitrust and Regulation in the EU and US

    Antitrust and Regulation in the EU and US

    Edited by François Lévêque, Howard Shelanski
    The diverse and excellent set of authors assembled in this book sheds light on the continuing and conflicting calls for deregulation and re-regulation of important industries and informs the ongoing, increasingly global, policy debate over the evolving line between regulation and general competition policy. The purpose of this book is to understand the debate and its policy implications, focusing on the traditionally regulated sectors of telecommunications and energy, and comparing approaches in the European Union and the United States. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. The Governance of Network Industries

    The Governance of Network Industries

    Edited by Rolf W. Kunneke, John Groenewegen, Jean-François Auger
    Infrastructures are subject to substantial readjustments of governance structures, often labeled as liberalization, privatization or re-regulation. This affects all traditional infrastructure sectors including communications, energy, transport and water. This study highlights and illustrates some of the major challenges for readjusting the governance of network industries from an economic, institutional, political and technological perspective. The three parts of the book address the institutional design of infrastructures, the role of technology in different sectors and actor behaviour. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation

    Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation

    Edited by Claude Ménard, Michel Ghertman
    Building on Oliver Williamson’s original analysis, the contributors introduce new ideas, different perspectives and provide tools for better understanding changes in the approach to regulation, the reform of public utilities, and the complex problems of governance. They draw largely upon a transaction cost approach, highlighting the challenges faced by major economic sectors and identifying critical flaws in prevailing views on regulation. Deeply rooted in sector analysis, the book conveys a central message of new institutional economics: that theory should be continuously confronted by facts, and reformed or revolutionized accordingly. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  11. Corporate Governance and Development

    Corporate Governance and Development

    Edited by Thankom Gopinath Arun, John Turner
    This book analyses the complex relationship between corporate governance and economic development by focusing on the reform of corporate governance, the role of the legal system, and the interconnections with the financial system. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Progress in the Competitive Agenda in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Progress in the Competitive Agenda in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    Regulation continues to be an important issue in the postal and delivery sector of the global economy. This latest volume of the series covers progress made in the competitive agenda in the industry. It is global in scope and addresses topics of great importance to scholars and practitioners of postal regulation and public sector economics. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  13. Electricity Reform in Europe

    Electricity Reform in Europe

    Edited by Jean-Michel Glachant, François Lévêque
    The realisation of a European internal market for energy is still a work in progress. Written by leading European scholars and discussed with major energy stakeholders, this book presents a thorough analysis of the motives and methods needed to achieve a single European energy market. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  14. Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries

    Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries

    Edited by Peter C. Carstensen, Susan Beth Farmer
    This comprehensive book contains case studies on the evolution of competition policy, with an emphasis on merger policy, for seven major US industries that have experienced substantial deregulation in the past forty years – electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, railroads, airlines, hospitals and banking. Also included is a comparison of the EU’s experience in attempting to bring about competition in the energy, finance, and airline industries. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Liberalizing European Energy Markets

    Liberalizing European Energy Markets

    Finn Roar Aune, Rolf Golombek, Sverre A.C. Kittelsen, Knut Einar Rosendahl
    This book presents an economic analysis of the main effects of liberalizing the electricity and natural gas markets across Western Europe. It is based on a state-of-the art detailed numerical simulation model that takes account of the interlinkages between different energy markets. Short-run and long-run effects are identified and the robustness of results is tested. Separate chapters discuss climate policy, renewable energy and the role of Russia. A key finding is that liberalization lowers energy prices and increases consumption, particularly in the electricity markets where prices fall by 25 per cent on average in the short run. Effects are somewhat stronger in the long run, as investment options are utilized. The welfare benefits of liberalization are considerable in the long run. However, liberalization increases emissions of CO2. The welfare costs of fulfilling Western Europe’s Kyoto obligations depend highly on the policies implemented, but are at least as large as the benefits of liberalization. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  16. Competition and Regulation in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Competition and Regulation in the Postal and Delivery Sector

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
    orldwide, postal and delivery economics has attracted considerable interest. Numerous questions have arisen, including the role of regulation, funding the Universal Service Obligation, postal reform in Europe, Asia and North America, the future of national postal operators, demand and pricing strategies, and the principles that should govern the introduction of competition. Collected here are responses to these questions in the form of 24 essays written by researchers, practitioners, and senior managers from throughout the world. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  17. Regulatory Impact Assessment

    Regulatory Impact Assessment

    Edited by Colin Kirkpatrick, David Parker
    Better state regulation is a key component of economic reform. This is the first book to comprehensively explore international experience in the use of Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA), which involves assessing the potential benefits and costs of any regulatory change. The contributors reveal that RIA is being adopted by an increasing number of countries as a route to better regulation with varying degrees of success. The book includes contributions from leading experts on regulatory reform and introduces a range of case studies from developed, developing and transitional economies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. Utility Regulation in Competitive Markets

    Utility Regulation in Competitive Markets

    Edited by Colin Robinson
    This significant new volume contains incisive chapters on a number of prominent concerns, including changes in the British system of utility regulation, the spectrum allocation question, liberalisation of EU energy markets, security of supply issues, reform in the European postal sector, the future of rail regulation, the cost of capital and Ofcom’s strategic approach to regulation. Chapters on each topic are followed by comments from regulators, competition authority chairmen and other experts in the relevant fields. By confronting the most important international developments in utility regulation, the authors offer practical policy recommendations for an effective way forward. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Regulation, Markets and Poverty

    Regulation, Markets and Poverty

    Edited by Paul Cook, Sarah Mosedale
    Regulation, Markets and Poverty incorporates the main policy implications arising from theoretical and empirical research into competition, regulation and regulatory governance in developing countries. This analysis often challenges conventional wisdom and draws on the work of leading experts from a range of disciplines. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Competitive Electricity Markets and Sustainability

    Competitive Electricity Markets and Sustainability

    Edited by François Lévêque
    This book responds to the opening up of electricity markets to competition, which has completely changed the nature of power generation. The building of new generation and transmission capacity and the setting of the energy mix between nuclear, gas and renewable resources are mainly left to private initiative and investors. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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