Optimal Regulation: The Economic Theory of Natural Monopoly
Optimal Regulation addresses the central issue of regulatory economics -- how to regulate firms in a way that induces them to produce and price 'optimally'. It synthesis an extensive theoretical literature on what constitutes optimality in various situations and what regulatory mechanisms can be used to achieve it.
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Date Added to MERLOT: February 06, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2012
Submitter: Cathy Swift
Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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