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Title The economics of antitrust and regulation in telecommunications : perspectives for the new European framework / edited by Pierre Buigues and Patrick Rey
Published Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2004


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Description xvi, 467 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of figures -- List of tables -- List of contributors -- List of abbreviations -- Foreword and acknowledgements -- PART I TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ANTITRUST -- 1 Introduction Mario Monti -- Section 1 The New Regulatory Telecommunications Framework -- 2 The competition policy approach Pierre A. Buigues -- 3 Economic aspects of the new regulatory regime for electronic communications services -- Martin Cave -- Section 2 Market Definition in Telecommunications Markets -- 4 Market definition in the telecoms industry Jordi Gual -- 5 The approach to market definition in the Commission's Guidelines and Recommendation -- Christian Hocepied -- Section 3 Economic Analysis of Collective Dominance in Telecoms Markets -- 6 Collective dominance and the telecommunications industry Patrick Rey -- 7 Some thoughts on collective dominance from a lawyer's perspective Lambros Papadias -- Section 4 Economic Aspects of Access to Networks -- 8 Access to telecommunications networks -- Marcel Canoy, Paul de Bijl and Ron Kemp -- -- -- -- 9 The price of access: the unbundling of the local loop in the EU -- Jluan Delgado, Jier&ne Fehrenb1ach and Robert Klotz -- Section 5 Competition and Allocation of Scarce Resources: the Case of UMTS -- 10 Competition in mobile communications and the allocation of scarce resources: -- the case of UMTS -- Ji1nl Kruse -- I1 The allocation of scarce resources, spectrum assignment and competition in -- mobile communications: the case of UMTS -- David Gabathuler and Wolf Saute r -- Roundtable Discussion -- 12 Introduction to the Roundtable on the economics of antitrust and regulation in -- the telecoms sector -- Philip Lowe -- 13 Antitrust or regulation? US public policy in telecommunications markets -- Michael L. Katz -- 14 Telecommunications and competition -- Jean Tirole -- PART II MONITORING COMPETITION IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR -- 15 Monitoring competition in the telecommunications sector: European -- Commission Sector Inquiries -- Dessislava Choumelova and Juan Delgado -- PART III THE NEW REGULATORY FRAMEWORK: MAIN REGULATORY TEXTS -- Directive 2002/21/EC on a common regulatory framework for electronic -- communications networks and services (Framework Directive) -- Directive 2002/20/EC on the authorisation of electronic communications -- networks and services (Authorisation Directive) Directive 2002/19/EC on access to, -- and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and -- associated facilities (Access Directive) Directive 2002/22/EC -- on universal service and users' rights relating to electronic communications networks and -- services (Universal Service Directive) Commission Directive 2002/77/EC on competition -- in the markets for electronic communications networks and services Regulation (EC) No 2887/2000 -- on unbundled access to the local loop Commission Decision establishing the European Regulators Group -- for Electronic Communications Networks and Services (2002/627/EC) -- -- -- -- Commission guidelines on market analysis and the assessment of significant market power -- under the Community regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and -- services (2002/C 165/03) Commission notice on the definition of relevant market for the purposes -- of Community competition law (97/C 372/03) Commission Recommendation of 11/02/2003 on Relevant Product -- and Service Markets within the electronic communications sector susceptible to ex ante regulation -- in accordance with Directive 2002/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council -- on a common regulatory framework for electronic communication networks and services -- Index
Notes "This work documents a conference, 'The economics of antitrust and regulation in the telecommunication sector,' ... held in Brussels on 16 September 2002 ... in which officials from the telecoms unit of the European Commission's DG Competition and a group of high-level European economists worked together"-- P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Telecommunication policy -- Europe.
Trade regulation -- Europe.
Competition -- Europe.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Buigues, Pierre-André.
Rey, Patrick, 1957-
LC no. 2003061588
ISBN 1843765101