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dc.contributor.authorBickenbach, Franken_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T14:26:01Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T14:26:01Z-
dc.date.issued2000en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/2409-
dc.description.abstractThe paper starts with a description of major reforms of EU policy in the network industries. Based on the normative economics of regulation, it then points out generic information and transaction cost problems of regulatory policy making. An appropriate allocation of regulatory competencies may help mitigate these problems. Focusing on the ‘federal’ allocation of competencies it is argued that traditional economic theories of federalism should be complemented by contract-theoretic and transaction-cost-political approaches. There has been some progress in recent years in developing such a ‘new economic theory of federalism’. Basic ideas and some insights of this theory are discussed with regard to the appropriate ‘federal’ allocation of competencies for the regulation of the European network industries.-
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aKiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) |cKielen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aKiel Working Paper |x977en_US
dc.subject.jelD82en_US
dc.subject.jelH11en_US
dc.subject.jelH77en_US
dc.subject.jelL43en_US
dc.subject.jelL51en_US
dc.subject.jelD7en_US
dc.subject.ddc330-
dc.subject.keywordregulation
dc.subject.keywordasymmetric information
dc.subject.keywordincomplete contracts
dc.subject.keywordeconomic models of federalism
dc.subject.keywordnetwork industries
dc.subject.stwNetzzugangen_US
dc.subject.stwRegulierungen_US
dc.subject.stwAsymmetrische Informationen_US
dc.subject.stwUnvollständiger Vertragen_US
dc.subject.stwTransaktionskostenen_US
dc.subject.stwFöderalismusen_US
dc.subject.stwVerfassungsökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Politiken_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Staatenen_US
dc.titleRegulation of Europe's network industries: the perspective of the new economic theory of federalismen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:ifwkwp:977-
dc.identifier.printppn313487685en_US

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