The Failure of Antitrust and Regulation to Establish Competition in Long-Distance Telephone Services

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American Enterprise Institute, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 314 pages
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MacAvoy shows how antitrust and regulation have failed to make long-distance markets competitive, to the detriment of consumers seeking prices in line with the costs of providing long-distance services.
 

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Contents

Intentions of Antitrust and Regulatory
7
Implementing Regulatory and Antitrust Policies
35
Concentration Levels and Service Provider
83
Testing for Competitiveness
105
Prospects for Competition under
175
Discount Plan Summary
213
Sensitivity Analysis of Prices and PriceCost
227
Standard and Discount Prices
249
PriceCost Margins and Market Concentration
267
References
281
Case and Regulatory Proceeding Index
297
Subject Index 505
305
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