ACCC/AER Regulatory Conference 2008

The ninth ACCC/AER regulatory conference Revisiting the Rationale for Regulation was held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 July 2008 at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland Australia. 

Conference program

2008 Regulatory Conference program ( PDF 401.13 KB )

Conference proceedings

Day one: Thursday 24 July 2008 Presentations
Session 1: What do today’s regulators and regulated firms need to know?

Presentation by Goerge Yarrow ( PDF 42.59 KB )

Presentation by Mark A Jamison - paper ( PDF 51.16 KB )

Presentation by Mark A Jamison - slides ( PDF 100.22 KB )

Session 2: Does economics provide all the answers for regulation? Is economic regulation based on sound economics?

Presentation by Paul Kleindorfer - paper ( PDF 31.1 KB )

Presentation by Paul Kleindorfer - slides ( PDF 234.54 KB )

Presentation by Russell Pittman - paper ( PDF 41.57 KB )

Presentation by Russell Pittman - slides ( PDF 58.57 KB )

Darry Biggar - paper ( PDF 160.84 KB )

Darryl Biggar paper ( PDF 174.81 KB )

Daryl Biggar - slides ( PDF 309.46 KB )

Session 3: What can we learn from economic studies of regulatory policies?

Presentation by Giuseppe Nicoletti - paper ( PDF 936.65 KB )

Presentation by Giuseppe Nicoletti - slides ( PDF 806.91 KB )

Presentation by John Cubbin - paper ( PDF 92.07 KB )

Presentation by Dean Parham ( PDF 656.56 KB )

Breakout session 1: Environmental issues in the regulation of energy

Presentation by George Yarrow ( PDF 46.13 KB )

Presentation by Paul Kleindorfer - paper ( PDF 35.91 KB )

Presentation by Paul Kleindorfer - Hogendorn-Kleindorfer paper ( PDF 175.29 KB )

Presentation by Paul Kleindorfer - slides ( PDF 1.15 MB )

Breakout session 1: Sources of market power in broadband

Presentation by Rob Nicholls - paper ( PDF 192.03 KB )

Presentation by Rob Nicholls - slides ( PDF 107.33 KB )

Presentation by Rod Shogren - paper ( PDF 125.73 KB )

Presentation by David Gabel ( PDF 417.09 KB )

Conference dinner Dinner speaker: Philip Collins, Head of UK Office of Fair Trading
Day two: Presentations
Breakout session 2: Achieving competitive outcomes in the urban water and wastewater sector

Presentation by Philip Dixon - slides ( PDF 137.48 KB )

Presentation by Philip Dixon - paper ( PDF 76.32 KB )

Presentation by Hugh Sibly - slides ( PDF 97.31 KB )

Presentation by Hugh Sibly - paper ( PDF 113.74 KB )

Presentation by Geoff Swier ( PDF 220.17 KB )

Breakout session 2: Regulating intellectual monopolies

Presentation by Stan Besen - paper ( PDF 152.69 KB )

Presentation by Philip Williams ( PDF 129.36 KB )

Presentation by Joshua Gans ( PDF 97.73 KB )

Breakout session 3: The CAPM—Should regulators be looking at alternatives?

Presentation by Ravi - Slides ( PDF 168.7 KB )

Presentation by Ravi - paper ( PDF 302.35 KB )

Presented by Kevin Davis ( PDF 39.94 KB )

Breakout session 3: The role of courts and tribunals in providing greater guidance to regulators

Presentation by Justin Oliver - slides ( PDF 37.17 KB )

Presentation by Justin Oliver - paper ( PDF 391.62 KB )

Session 4: Panel discussion No papers

 

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