Course Outline

  1. An overview of Economics of Regulations, Theory and Regulation of Natural Monopoly
  2. Rate of Return and Regulation
  3. Dynamic Issues in Natural Monopoly Regulation
  4. Pricing and Competition
  5. Politics of Regulation and Regulatory Capture
  6. Social Regulation,
  7. . Mergers &Vertical Relationship; Monopolization

Reference Books

1. Armstrong, Mark and David Sappington. (2003). Recent Developments in the Theory of Regulation.
2. Armstrong, Mark and David Sappington. (2005). Regulation, Competition and Liberalization.
3. Viscusi, W. Kip, John M. Vernon, and Joseph E. Harrington. (2005). Economics of Regulation and Antitrust. MIT Press.