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Role of institutions for effective telecommunications regulation: Palestine as a case study


  • Dhaher, Omar


This paper investigates Palestine's institutional foundations in order to decide on the most appropriate telecommunications regulatory system. It is based on the work of Levy and Spiller's institutional endowment framework. Comments and adjustments to the framework are also discussed and regulation within fragile states is also analyzed. Depending on international reports and interviews with key stakeholders of the telecommunications sector, the paper present Palestine's institutional endowment framework in addition to adjustments needed to accommodate fragility and occupation.

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  • Dhaher, Omar, 2011. "Role of institutions for effective telecommunications regulation: Palestine as a case study," 22nd European Regional ITS Conference, Budapest 2011: Innovative ICT Applications - Emerging Regulatory, Economic and Policy Issues 52212, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:itse11:52212

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    1. Oecd, 2009. "Concepts and dilemmas of State building in fragile situations: From fragility to resilience," OECD Journal on Development, OECD Publishing, vol. 9(3), pages 61-148.
    2. Levy, Brian & Spiller, Pablo T, 1994. "The Institutional Foundations of Regulatory Commitment: A Comparative Analysis of Telecommunications Regulation," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 10(2), pages 201-246, October.
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    Telecommunications regulation; Regulatory design; Institutional Reform;

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    • L96 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Telecommunications
    • Z00 - Other Special Topics - - General - - - General

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