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Regulation, Competition and Liberalization

  • Mark Armstrong

    (University College London)

  • David Sappington

    (University of Florida)

In many countries throughout the world, regulators are struggling to determine whether and how to introduce competition into regulated industries. This essay examines the complexities involved in the liberalization process. While stressing the importance of case-specific analyses, this essay distinguishes liberalization policies that generally are pro-competitive from corresponding anti-competitive liberalization policies

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Date of creation: 26 May 2005
Date of revision: 07 Oct 2005
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