Direction de The Journal of Regulation

30 janvier 2012

Responsabilités éditoriales : Direction de The Journal of Regulation

Regulation is difficult to understand because it constantly shifts between economics, law, and political science. That is why it would be a mistake to try to imprison it in any one of these disciplines, or to try to hierarchize their importance to regulation: these three dimensions are always present in regulation and must mutually take one another into account. (...)

30 janvier 2012

Responsabilités éditoriales : Direction de The Journal of Regulation

30 janvier 2012

Responsabilités éditoriales : Direction de The Journal of Regulation

The seventh issue of the Journal of Regulation is dedicated to the subject of the relationship between regulation and competition. Furthermore, it demonstrates the pertinence of the review’s scientific goal: it is indeed studied by contributions such as the articles by Marie-Anne Frison-Roche and Jean-Patrice de la Laurencie, and through various studies in different industries, such as technology, transportation, fiber optics, and auditing. (...)

30 janvier 2012

Responsabilités éditoriales : Direction de The Journal of Regulation

The main theme of the eighth issue of The Journal of Regulation is that of Neutrality in systems of economic regulation in accordance with the conference that the Journal organized around this issue. This question is essential for a number of reasons: on one hand, companies sometimes demand that regulation be ‘neutral’ in the impact it has on their economic activities. On the other hand, States have other reasons for believing that regulation palliates market failure by using price-fixing to restore neutrality in certain sectors of the economy that are incapable of producing a fair market price. Still others believe that Regulation is not neutral because it intervenes against the neutrality of the market by imposing access to common goods, social policy concerns, etc.