Readership: Academics in the fields of economics, public and welfare economics, European economics, and politics; policy makers; professionals working in the network utility industries.
Edited by Claude Henry, Ecole polytechnique, Paris, Michel Matheu, Commissariat général du Plan, France, and Alain Jeunemaître, Ecole polytechnique, Paris, and Maison Française, Oxford
"This book provides a wealth of information and argumentation. No economist with an interest in utility regulation should neglect to read it" - The Business Economist
"The real value of this book is the light it casts on the different approaches to privatisation and liberalisation of network utilities within Europe" - The Business Economist
1: Claude Henry and Michel Matheu: New regulations for public services in competition
2: Simon Cowan: Developments in regulatory principles: the UK experience
3: Peter Vass: The UK Model
4: Sir Ian Byatt: The water regulation regime in England and Wales
5: Luc Baumstark: The pioneering Swedish experiment in railway regulation
6: Curt Anderson: Sweden: a case of lighter or tighter telecom regulation?
7: Dominique Bureau and Nicolas Curien: Establishing independent regulators in France
8: Pierre-Alain Roche and Pascal Johannes: Regulation in water and sanitation sector in France
9: Francesco Bavagnoli: Independent regulators in Italy
10: Pippo Ranci: Regulating energy in Italy
11: Nicolas Curien and Michel Matheu: The electricity and telecommunications sectors in Spain: rapid change, regulators at the crossroads
12: José María Vázquez Quintana: The Spanish experience of regulation within the telecommunications sector
13: Katharina Gassner: Contrasts in Germany: decentralised versus sector-specific regulation
14: Ulf Böge: Liberalisation of energy markets: the German way
15: P. A. Buigues, O. Guersent, and J. F. Pons: Network utilities: the EU institutions and the member states
16: P. A. Buigues, O. Guersent, and J. F. Pons: Alternative models for future regulation
17: Jorge Vasconcelos: Co-operation among energy regulators in the European Union
18: Herve Dumez and Alain Jeunemaître: Improving air traffic services performance in Europe: the economic regulation perspective
19: David Kennedy and Nick Stern: Transforming infrastructure in Eastern Europe
20: Jacques Crémer: Regulating the Internet?