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Government and Markets

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  • 23 b/w illus. 11 tables
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521118484)

Government and Markets
Cambridge University Press
9780521118484 - Government and Markets - Toward a New Theory of Regulation - By Edward J. Balleisen and David A. Moss
Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
vii
Contributors
ix
Introduction
Edward Balleisen and David Moss
1
SECTION I:BEYOND MARKET FAILURE
11
1         Government Failure vs. Market Failure: Principles of Regulation
Joseph E. Stiglitz
13
2         Effective Regulation through Credible Cost-Benefit Analysis: The Opportunity Costs of Superfund
Michael Greenstone
52
3         From “State Interference” to the “Return to the Market”: The Rhetoric of Economic Regulation from the Old Gilded Age to the New
Mary O. Furner
92
4         Lessons from Europe: Some Reflections on the European Union and the Regulation of Business
Neil Fligstein
143
5         Confidence Games: How Does Regulation Constitute Markets?
Daniel Carpenter
164
SECTION II:BEYOND THE ECONOMIC THEORY OF POLITICS
191
6         The End of Special Interests Theory and the Beginning of a More Positive View of Democratic Politics
Donald Wittman
193
7         Public Choice: A Critical Reassessment
Jessica Leight
213
8         The Paranoid Style in the Study of American Politics
David A. Moss and Mary Oey
256
9         Law, Policy, and Cooperation
Yochai Benkler
299
SECTION III:BEYOND COMMAND AND CONTROL
333
10        What Opportunity Is Knocking? Regulating Corporate Governance in the United States
Mary A. O’Sullivan
335
11        Taxation as a Regulatory Tool: Lessons from Environmental Taxes in Europe
Monica Prasad
363
12        Redesigning Regulation: A Case Study from the Consumer Credit Market
Elizabeth Warren
391
13        Origins and Regulatory Consequences of the Subprime Crisis
Barry Eichengreen
419
14        The Prospects for Effective Coregulation in the United States: A Historian's View from the Early Twenty-First Century
Edward J. Balleisen
443
15        Deregulation Theories in a Litigious Society: American Antitrust and Tort
Tony Freyer
482
16        Markets in the Shadow of the State: An Appraisal of Deregulation and Implications for Future Research
Marc Allen Eisner
512
Conclusion
Edward J. Balleisen and David A. Moss
538
Index
545



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