Regulation and the performance of communication and information networks

1. Challenges of institutional governance for network infrastructures : reinstitution and expansion of legal innovations / Barbara A. Cherry -- 2. Beyond traditional regulatory models : emerging governance for new networks / Rob Albon -- 3. Government oversight of next generation wireless networks /...

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Main Author: Faulhaber, Gerald R.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Madden, Gary, Petchey, Jeffrey
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham [England] Edward Elgar Pub 2012
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Challenges of institutional governance for network infrastructures : reinstitution and expansion of legal innovations / Barbara A. Cherry -- 2. Beyond traditional regulatory models : emerging governance for new networks / Rob Albon -- 3. Government oversight of next generation wireless networks / Rob Frieden -- 4. Incentive regulation, investments and technological change / Ingo Vogelsang -- 5. Policy and regulation for next generation networks / Martin Cave -- 6. Sector regulation and investment incentives : the European experience / Harald Gruber -- 7. Pricing of complements and network effects / Nicholas Economides and Brian Viard -- 8. Spillovers and network neutrality / Christiaan Hogendorn -- 9. Network neutrality and sector performance : exploring policy options with simulation methods / Kurt DeMaagd and Johannes M. Bauer -- 10. Mobile communications : economic and social impact / Gerald R. Faulhaber -- 11. Regulator incentives and third generation national mobile telecommunications market entry / Gary Madden, Aaron Morey and Erik Bohlin -- 12. Licensing options for digital dividend spectrum : an Australian perspective / Benoît P. Freyens -- 13. Two-sided markets with substitution : mobile termination revisited / Jerry A. Hausman -- 14. Policy implications of asymmetric termination rate regulation in Europe / Edmond Baranes and Cuong Huong Vuong -- 15. The absence of data for measuring the economic impact of IT in the US / Shane Greenstein
Digital markets worldwide are in rapid flux. The Internet and World Wide Web have traditionally evolved in a largely deregulated environment, but recently governments have shown great interest in this rapidly developing sector and are imposing regulations for a variety of reasons that are changing the shape of these industries. This book explores why the industrial organization of broadband ISPs, Internet backbone providers and content/application providers are in such turmoil
Physical Description:xxvi, 351 p ill. (some col.)
ISBN:9781781007143
9780857930989