Political Competition and Economic Regulation

Political Competition and Economic Regulation

by Bernholz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415429854

ISBN-13: 9780415429856

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Organized, readable, technically sound and comprehensive from both theoretical and empirical standpoints, this book summarizes a vast amount of institutional, historical and descriptive detail.

Using case studies from the US, Canada, Germany and Switzerland as well as the European Union and the global economy, this is the first book of its kind to examine

…  See more details below

Overview

Organized, readable, technically sound and comprehensive from both theoretical and empirical standpoints, this book summarizes a vast amount of institutional, historical and descriptive detail.

Using case studies from the US, Canada, Germany and Switzerland as well as the European Union and the global economy, this is the first book of its kind to examine historical evidence on how competition among states — or the lack of it — affects regulation, especially labour market regulation.

Edited by internationally respected scholars of economics and containing contributions from eminent economists, this book reveals important implications as to whether European political integration leads to more regulation and whether globalization restrains regulation. It will be of great interest to both economists and students engaged with political economy, public choice and regulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415429856
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
Routledge Explorations in Economic History Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Effect of Interjurisdictional Competition on Regulation: Theory and Overview 2. Politico-economic Causes of Labour Regulation in the United States: Rent Seeking, Alliances, Raising Rivals’ Costs (Even Lowering One’s Own?) and Interjurisdictional Competition 3. Interjurisdictional Competition in Regulation: Evidence for Canada at the Provincial Level 4. Labour Market Regulation in the European Union: Causes and Consequences 5. Was there Regulatory Competition in Early Modern Germany? 6. Regulatory Competition and Federalism in Switzerland: Diffusion by Horizontal and Vertical Interaction 7. The Drivers of Deregulation in the Era of Globalization

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >