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Journal of Regulatory Economics

Journal of Regulatory Economics

Editor-in-Chief: Menahem Spiegel
Founding Editor: Michael A. Crew

ISSN: 0922-680X (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0468 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11149

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Menaham Spiegel, Rutgers University

Associate Editors:

John C. Panzar, Northwestern University;
David E.M. Sappington, University of Florida;
David S. Sibley, University of Texas at Austin

Editorial Board:

Germà M. Bel Queralt, University of Barcelona; David Besanko, Northwestern University;Kenneth D. Boyer, Michigan State University; Timothy J. Brennan, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Hung-Po Chao, Energy Trading Analytics; Simon Cowan, University of Oxford; Philippe De Donder, University of Toulouse; Patrick DeGraba, Federal Trade Commission; Joseph A. Doucet, University of Alberta; Richard J. Green, Imperial College Business School; Anthony HeyesUniversity of Ottawa; William W. Hogan, John F. Kennedy School of Government; Andrew N. Kleit, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; William E. Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School; Subal C. Kumbhakar, State University of New York; S.C. Littlechild, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge; Thomas P. Lyon, University of Michigan Business School; David M. Mandy, University of Missouri; John Mayo, Georgetown University; Timothy D. MountCornell University; Sam Peltzman, University of Chicago; Robin A. Prager, Federal Reserve Board; Ian Savage, Northwestern University; Sherrill Shaffer, University of Wyoming; Menahem Spiegel, Rutgers University; John K. Stranlund, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Robert Taggart, Boston College; Thomas H. Tietenberg, Colby College; Ingo Vogelsang, Boston University; Dennis Weisman, Kansas State University; Wesley W. Wilson, University of Oregon; John S. Ying, University of Delaware

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    Recent legislative and policy reforms have changed the nature of regulation. Partial deregulation has created a new dimension to regulatory problems, as the debate is extended to include diversification and new forms of regulation. The introduction of incentive-based rate schedules and ratemaking procedures, the integration of demand-side programs with planning for capitol expansion, and other developments, raise a host of theoretical and empirical questions. The Journal of Regulatory Economics serves as a high quality forum for the analysis of regulatory theories and institutions by developing the rigorous economics foundations of regulation. Both theoretical and applied works, including experimental research, are encouraged. Research in all aspects of regulation is of interest including traditional problems of natural monopoly, antitrust and competition policy, incentive regulation, deregulation, auction theory, new policy instruments, health and safety regulation, environmental regulation, insurance and financial regulation, hazardous and solid waste regulation, universal service obligation, and consumer product regulation. The JRE provides researchers, policy-makers, and institutions with current perspectives on the theory and practice of economics of regulation. While there are a number of journals and magazines that include the study of regulation, the JRE is unique in that it fills a gap in the market for a high quality journal dealing solely with the economics of regulation.

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