The crisis of the regulatory commissions; an introduction to a current issue of public policy. / Edited by Paul W. MacAvoy.
New York : Norton, 
xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Problems of the modern economy.
Formatted Contents Note
Rate regulation, by F. Frankfurter and H. M. Hart, Jr., Conflicting principles of public utility rate regulation, by A. P. Lerner. Natural monopoly and its regulation, by R. A. Posner. What can regulators regulate? The case of electricity, by G .J. Stigler and C. Friedland. Comment, by R. H. Coase. The effect of rate regulation on resource allocation intransportation, by G. Wilson. Competitive policy for transportation? By M. J. Peck. The economics of broadcasting and public policy, by R. H. Coase. Monopoly and competititon in television; some policy issues, by P. O. Steiner. Carnegie, Ford, and public television, by S. White. Performance, structure, and the goals of Civil Aeronautics Board regulation, by R. E. Caves. The rationale for regulation of gas field prices, by P. W. MacAvoy. Regulation of the field market for natural gas by the Federal Power Commission, by E. W. Kitch. Reasonable rules for rate regulation; plausible policies for...