Viscusi, W. Kip.

Economics of regulation and antitrust / W. Kip Viscusi, Joseph E. Harrington, Jr., John M. Vernon. - 4th ed. - Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2005. - xxvi, 927 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

1. Introduction -- 2. The making of a regulation -- 3. Introduction to antitrust -- 4. efficiency and technical progress -- 5. Oligopoly, collusion, and antitrust -- 6. Market structure and strategic competition -- 7. Mergers -- 8. Vertical mergers and vertical restraints -- 9. Monopolization and price discrimination -- 10. Introduction to economic regulation -- 11. Theory of natural monopoly -- 12. Natural monopoly regulation and electric power -- 13. Franchise bidding and cable television -- 14. Public enterprise -- 15. Dynamic issues in natural monopoly regulation : telecommunications -- 16. The regulation of potentially competitive Markets: theory and estimation methods -- 17. Economic regulation of transportation: surface freight and airlines -- 18. Economic regulation of energy: crude oil and natural gas -- 19. Introduction: the emergence of health, safety, and environmental regulation -- 20. Valuing life and other nonmonetary benefits -- 21. Environmental regulation -- 22. Product safety -- 23. Regulation of workplace health and safety -- 24. Patents and pharmaceuticals.

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Industrial policy -- United States.
Trade regulation -- United States.
Antitrust law -- United States.

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