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Telecommunications and Energy in Systemic Transformation: International Dynamics, Deregulation and Adjustment in Network Industries

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This book analyses the role of deregulation, competition and modernization in telecommunications and energy in Europe, particularly in Eastern Europe. It features a comprehensive analysis of telecommunications policy and industry developments in the EU and selected postsocialist countries; the focus is on deregulation of public utilities, especially the electricity sector. Policy options for systemic transition are evaluated: Ex-GDR, Poland, Czech Republic and Russia. The book provides new data, information on ...

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Overview

This book analyses the role of deregulation, competition and modernization in telecommunications and energy in Europe, particularly in Eastern Europe. It features a comprehensive analysis of telecommunications policy and industry developments in the EU and selected postsocialist countries; the focus is on deregulation of public utilities, especially the electricity sector. Policy options for systemic transition are evaluated: Ex-GDR, Poland, Czech Republic and Russia. The book provides new data, information on institutional changes and new theoretical approaches to network industries. International aspects of modernizing telecoms and energy are discussed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642644412
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 501
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Telecommunications in Western Europe: Liberalization, Technological Dynamics and Regulatory Developments.- Telecommunications in Systemic Transformation: Theoretical Issues and Policy Options.- Modernization of Telecommunications in the Former GDR.- Recent Evolution of Telecommunications in the Region of Central Europe.- Modernizing Telecommunications in Central and Eastern Europe: A Business Perspective.- Telecommunications Reform in the United States: Promises and Pitfalls.- Regulation and Tariff Policies in the Energy and Telecommunications Sectors in the Transition Countries: The Case of the Czech Republic.- The Process of Systemic Transformation and Reforms in the Energy Sector: The Regulatory Issues of the Reforms.- Restructuring and Regulatory Reform in the Polish Energy Sector: an Assessment.- Energy Law Developments in the European Union and Poland.- Institutional Choice or Muddling Through - Problems of Transformation in the Electricity Supply Industry in Russia.- Co-operation in Energy Policies: European Union (EU) - Eastern Europe.- Regulation and Systemic Transformation.

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