Market Regulation

ISBN-10: 0321322320

ISBN-13: 9780321322326

Edition: 2008

Authors: Roger Sherman

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KEY MESSAGE:nbsp;Market Regulationgives readers the economic intuition to analyze the history of antitrust and regulation, diagnose current corporate strategy, and evaluate the effectiveness of possible policy recommendations. Roger Sherman grounds modern examples in historical context and develops thought-provoking discussions to motivate readers from many different backgrounds. Introduction to Market Regulation; Competition as a Market Regulator; Problems for Competition as Regulator.The Regulation of Competition:The Modern Business Firm; Market Structure; Market Strategy; Market Innovation; The Origin and Development of Antitrust Law; Applications of Antitrust Law.The Regulation of Industries:Industry Regulation; Pricing Principles; Institutions of Industry Regulation;Postal Service;Voice Communications; Communication for News and Entertainment; Transportation; Energy; Electricity. Social Regulation: Social Regulation of Markets;Pursuing Social Regulation; Environmental Protection; Worker Protection; Consumer Protection; Protecting Against Effects of Firm Failure. For all readers interested in antitrust and regulation economics.
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Book details

List price: $283.60
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 8/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 7.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

Introduction to Market Regulation
Governmental Market Regulation
The Context of Market Regulation
Law and Politics
Competition as a Market Regulator
The Firm's Production Costs
Competition as Regulator
The Economic Welfare Goal of Market Regulation
Problems for Competition as Regulator
Entry and Exit Barriers
Monopoly
Differentiated Products
Externality
Imperfect Information
Transaction Costs
The Regulation Of Competition
The Modern Business Firm
The Business Firm and the Market
The Goal of the Firm
Corporate Finance
Hierarchy and Control
Corporate Mergers
Vertical Integration and Vertical Restraints
Market Structure
Market Structure
Duopoly and Oligopoly
Entry and Industry Behavior
Concentration Measures
Empirical Evidence
Cournotrsquo;s Solution to Duopoly
Cournot from Monopoly to Many Firms
Entry in the Cournot Model
Stackelbergrsquo;s Leader-Follower Solution
Market Strategy
The Tools of Strategy
Price Competition Among Few Firms
Non-Price Competition
Advertising
Market Innovation
Intellectual Property and Technological Change
Appropriating Gains from Innovation
Patents and the Appropriability of Gains
Market Structure and Incentive for Innovation
Patent Races and Other Dynamic Effects of Competition
The Internet as an Example of Major Innovation
The Origin and Development of Antitrust Law
The Beginnings of Antitrust Policy
The Sherman Act
The Clayton and Federal Trade Commission Acts
Enforcement Agencies and Remedies
Should Courts Oppose Monopoly Conduct or Monopoly Power?
Government Control of Mergers
Unfair and Deceptive Practices
Horizontal Merger Guidelines
Time Line for Major Antitrust Legislation
Applications of Antitrust Law
The Firm and Market Structure
The Firm and Market Strategy
The Firm and Market Innovation
The Regulation Of Industries
Industry Regulation
When Competition Fails to Regulate
Competitive Markets or Government Intervention?
The Transformation of Regulated Industries
Economic Welfare Revisited
Pricing Principles
Peak-Load Pricing
Ramsey Pricing
Nonuniform Pricing
Access Pricing Appendix
Socially Optimal Pricing Appendix
Long-Run Marginal Cost Pricing Appendix
Axiomatic Pricing
Institutions of Industry Regulation
Industry Regulatory Agencies
Regulated Enterprises
Rate-of-Return Regulation
Designing a Regulatory Mechanism
Price-Cap Regulation
The Role of Access in Transforming Regulated Industries Appendix
Rate-of-Return Regulation and Its Origins
Postal Service
The Budget-Constrained Public Enterprise
Pricing Rules to Maximize the Budget
Creation of the United States Postal Service
Ramsey Pricing in the United States Postal Service
Unbundling Postal Service Functions
Budget vs. Welfare Ma
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