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Economics of Regulation Principles and Institutions

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ISBN-10: 0262610523

ISBN-13: 9780262610520

Edition: 2nd 1988

Authors: Alfred E. Kahn

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As Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board in the late 1970s, Alfred E. Kahn presided over the deregulation of the airlines and his book, published earlier in that decade, presented the first comprehensive integration of the economic theory and institutional practice of economic regulation. In his lengthy new introduction to this edition Kahn surveys and analyzes the deregulation revolution that has not only swept the airlines but has transformed American public utilities and private industries generally over the past seventeen years. While attitudes toward regulation have changed several times in the intervening years and government regulation has waxed and waned, the question of whether…    
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 6/22/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 7.01" wide x 9.92" long x 1.54" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Alfred E. Kahn (1917-2010) was Robert Julius Thorne Professor of Political Economy at Cornell University and Special Consultant to National Economic Research Associates.