The Regulatory Challenge

Bishop, Matthew, Kay, John and Mayer, Colin, eds. (1995) The Regulatory Challenge. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 978-0198773412

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Abstract

Eighteen papers assess Britain's extensive regulatory reform, which has taken place over the last decade. Papers focus on privatization, incumbent advantage, and the competitive process; the supply of gas to U.K. industry; reforming the National Health Service; regulatory reform in higher education; the impact of competition on pricing and quality of legal services; the regulation of financial services; the reregulation of British broadcasting; information asymmetries and product-quality regulation; regulation and standards policy; regulation in the European Community and its impact on the United Kingdom; modified regulation of telecommunications and the public interest standard; competition and regulation in telecommunications; the development of telecommunications policy in the United Kingdom, 1981-91; the regulation of product quality in the public utilities; RPI A X price-cap regulation; the cost of capital in regulated industries; law and regulation; and problems of yardstick regulation in electricity distribution.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Deregulation; Great Britain; Privatization; Economic Performance
Subject(s): Finance
Centre: Faculty of Finance
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2012 20:06
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:06
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/2164

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