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Reforming Rules and Regulations: Laws, Institutions, and Implementation

Vivek Ghosal


In recent years governments have paid increasing attention to weighing the socioeconomic benefits of regulations against their costs. Rules and regulations governing economic activity are typically formulated with a view to their benefits. Their effects on the costs and inefficiencies, in particular the possible chilling effects on competition and innovation, have received limited attention. In this book, experts from Europe, the United States, and Asia examine a range of issues related to the effect of rules and regulations on competition, and explore the role of key institutions that affect ... More

Keywords: rules and regulations, economic activity, competition, innovation, market outcomes, quantitative methods, policy alternatives, R&D tax incentives, OECD countries, EU climate policy

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780262014687
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014687.001.0001


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Vivek Ghosal, editor

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