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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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American Regulatory Federalism and Telecommunications Infrastructure

Edited by: Paul E. Teske

ISBN13: 9780415516273
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.99



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During this era of construction of the information superhighway, this volume presents a prudent analysis of the pros and cons of continuing state regulation of telecommunications. While interested parties either attack or defend state regulation, careful scholarly analysis is required to strike the appropriate balance of regulatory federalism. Focusing on regulation in the 1990s, it uses a positive political economy perspective to analyze enduring state-federal conflicts and to weigh the justifications and explanations for continuing state telecommunications regulation, or for changing its structure. It also considers normative concerns and makes recommendations about how to improve telecommunications policy. Seriously concerned with assessing the problems surrounding cost burdens for different categories of consumers, market entry for different firms, economic growth and the information infrastructure, global competitiveness, and control over information, this volume attempts to provide answers to the following specific questions: * How are states regulating telecommunications in the brave new world of global markets, fiber optics, and digital technology? * Do states vary significantly in their regulatory models? * How are the politics of state and federal regulation different? * Would a different federal-state relationship better serve national telecommunications goals in the future? To tackle these critical questions, the scholarly perspectives of economists, lawyers, political scientists, and telecommunications consultants and practitioners are employed.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Part I:Overview and History. P. Teske, Introduction and Overview. D. Gabel, Federalism: An Historical Perspective.
Part II:State Policies and Actors. B. Cole, State Policy Laboratories. P. Teske, M. Bhattacharya, State Government Actors Beyond the Regulators.
Part III:Costs and Benefits of State Regulation. B. Egan, J. Wenders, The Costs of State Regulation. S.B. Megdal, The Benefits of State Regulation. J. Haring, Comments -- A Simple Decision Rule for Jurisdictional Issues. D.N. Jones, Comments -- Institutional Issues. W. Gormley, Comments - Alternative Perspectives on Intergovernmental Relations.
Part IV:Federalism and the Future. E. Noam, The Federal-State Friction Built into the 1934 Act and Options for Reform. H. Geller, Comments -- Legal Issues in Preemption. J. Tobias, Comments -- "Notwithstanding Section 2(b)...": Recent Legislative Initiatives Affecting the Federal-State Balance in Telecommunications Regulation. P. Teske, Conclusions.