Boundaries between competition and economic regulation

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Published by Institute for Study of Regulation in Washington, D.C .

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  • Competition.,
  • Transportation -- Rates.,
  • Industrial policy -- United States.,
  • United States -- Economic policy.

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Statementeditors: J. Rhoads Foster ... [et al.]
ContributionsFoster, J. Rhoads., Institute for Study of Regulation.
The Physical Object
Pagination332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
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Open LibraryOL16512248M
ISBN 100913097004
LC Control Number83081068

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