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Law in a Nutshell: Regulated Industries

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Edition: 4th ed., 1999
Author(s): Pierce, Gellhorn


SKU: 50089U



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Product Description

This authoritative guide, Law in a Nutshell: Regulated Industries presents the reasons behind industry regulation and the legal basis for it. The text discusses calculating rate base and rate of return, cost allocation, and rate design. Added attention is given to many of the new market-oriented forms of regulation, such as service unbundling, equal access to bottleneck facilities, competitive contracting, managed competition in health care, and incentive regulation.

Features and Benefits include:
Timesaving reference guide;
Table of cases, statutes, and regulations;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Reasons for Regulating;
Legal Basis of Regulation;
Rate Regulation: An Introduction Maximum Price Regulation;
Rates to Customers: Problems of Discrimination and Classification;
Rates to Customers: Problems of Allocation;
Regulation of Service Level and Quality;
Minimum Rate Regulation;
Restrictions on Entry;
Rationing Restricted Resources;
Alternatives to Cost of Service Rate Regulation;
Antitrust and Regulation Primary Jurisdiction;
Regulatory Failure, Deregulation and Regulatory Reform.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Pierce, Gellhorn
ISBN 9780314239945
Edition 4th ed., 1999
Publisher West