Deregulation and Its Discontents: Rewriting the Rules in Asia

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M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006 M01 1 - 264 pages
. . . an extremely interesting collection, full of insights and institutional detail. . . The book definitely deserves the attention of those interested in one of the most debated issues of the last 20 years in economics and political science. Herb Thomps

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Contents

the evolution of dereregulation
1
developing a responsive regulation
13
race to the bottom
29
electricity reforms in Eastern Europe
49
Tables
52
Figures
56
Privatization and regulation of competition in the electricity sector
80
Independent power producers in Indonesia and the Philippines
109
evidence from
124
Governance and regulation of provident and pension funds
151
Regulation and deregulation of the stock market in India
168
Design principles for smart regulations
195
Universal service and the transition from state control
212
the dereregulatory cycle learning and spillover
228
Index
237
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