Utility Regulation and Competition Policy

Utility Regulation and Competition Policy

by Colin Robinson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1840648503

ISBN-13: 9781840648508

Pub. Date: 05/01/2002

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

In this book, the latest volume in the annual series published in association with the London Business School and the Institute of Economic Affairs, some of the main issues in United Kingdom and European Union utility regulation and competition policy are discussed. Topics examined include and new electricity and gas trading markets, regulating the railways,

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In this book, the latest volume in the annual series published in association with the London Business School and the Institute of Economic Affairs, some of the main issues in United Kingdom and European Union utility regulation and competition policy are discussed. Topics examined include and new electricity and gas trading markets, regulating the railways, introducing competition into water, telecoms and Ofcom, opening European Union and electricity markets, the 1998 Competition Act, European Union merger policy and a general review of privatization and regulation in Britain. Essays by expert commentators are followed in each case by comments from the relevant regulator.

Contents: 1. The New Electricity Trading Arrangements in England and Wales: A Review (David Currie, Chairman's Comments, Callum McCarthy) 2. A Critique of Rail Regulation (Dieter Helm, Chairman's Comments, Tom Winson) 3. Moving to a Competitive Market in Water (Colin Robinson, Chairman's Comments, Sir Ian Byatt) 4. The New Gas Trading Arrangements (George Yarrow, Chairman's Comments, Eileen Marshall) 5. A Review of Privatization and REgulation Experience in the UK (Irwin M. Stelzer, Chairman's Comments, Stephen Littlechild) 6. Converging Communications: Implications for Regulation (Mark Armstrong, Chairman's Comments, David Edmonds) 7. Opening European Electricity and Gas Markets (Graham Shuttleworth, Chairman's Comments, Clare Spottiswoode) 8. Concurrency or Convergence? Competition and Regulation Under the Competition Act 1988 (Tom Sharpe QC, Chairman's Comments, Geoffrey Horton) 9. Ten Years of European Merger Control (Paul Seabright, Chairman's Comments, Derek Morris)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840648508
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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