The Foundations Of Regulatory Economics
Edited by Robert B. Ekelund Jr., Professor and Eminent Scholar Emeritus in Economics, Auburn University, US
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Series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series
This three volume set offers an extensive collection of the most significant articles which investigate the foundations of past and current thinking on regulatory economics. The papers cover more than 150 years of contributions to the subject and range from the earliest discussions of controlled markets to some very recent developments.
Contents: Volume I: Introduction Part I: The Beginnings Part II: Early Theories of Railway Regulation Part III: The Early Theory of Price Discrimination and Regulation Part IV: The Development of Marginal Cost Pricing Part V: Joint Cost and Peak Load Pricing • Volume II: Part I: Cracks in the Mirror Part II: The New Theory of Regulation Part III: Contracts and Franchise Bidding Part IV: Externalities, Market Failure and Regulatory Responses • Volume III: Part I: Contemporary Issues in Regulatory Economics Part II: Regulation and Deregulation Part III: Empirical Studies of Regulatory Effects Part V: Historical Studies of Regulation