ACCC/AER Regulatory Conference 2011

The ACCC/AER Regulatory Conference Regulating for the Future was held on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 July at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.

Conference program

2011 Regulatory Conference program ( PDF 503 KB )

Conference proceedings

Day one: Thursday 28 July 2011 Presentations
Session 1: Is 'Cost-Of-Service Plus Incentives' the Best That We Can Do?

Presentation by Professor David Newbery Cambridge University ( PDF 394.27 KB )

Presentation by Professor George Yarrow, Regulatory Policy Institute ( PDF 117.88 KB )

Presentation by Dr Bill Tye and Dr Toby Brown, The Brattle Group ( PDF 653.38 KB )

Session 2: The Evolution of Regulation: 20th Century Lessons and 21st Century Opportunities.

Presentation by Professor John Mayo, Georgetown University ( PDF 776.94 KB )

Paper by Professor John Mayo, Georgetown University ( PDF 540.96 KB )

Presentation by Dr Philip Williams, Frontier Economics - Comment on paper by John Mayo ( PDF 398.34 KB )

Session 3: Improving the Practice of Regulation in Australia.

Presentation by Professor Paul Kerin, Essential Services Commission of South Australia ( PDF 65.6 KB )

Presentation by Dr Cento Veljanovski, University of South Australia ( PDF 65.96 KB )

Presentation by Dr Philip Williams, Frontier Economics ( PDF 58.16 KB )

Breakout Session 1: Energy - What Must Be Done to Adapt the Energy Market to a Low-Carbon Future?

Presentation by Professor Richard Green,University of Birmingham ( PDF 533.68 KB )

Presentation by Professor David Newbery, Cambridge University ( PDF 1022.4 KB )

Presentation by Greg Houston, NERA ( PDF 1.39 MB )

Breakout Session 1: Communication - 'Regulation 3.0'. No papers
Day two: Friday 29 July 2011 Presentations
Breakout Session 2: Water - The Development of Rural Water Markets in Australia: Assessing Progress, Looking Ahead.

Presentation by Chloe Munro, National Water Commission ( PDF 2.09 MB )

Presentation by Peter Gooday, ABARES ( PDF 274.02 KB )

Presentation by Professor Mike Young, University of Adelaide ( PDF 1.39 MB )

Breakout Session 2: Transport - What Can We Learn from the International Experience of Airport Regulation?

Presentation by Stephen Littlechild, University of Cambridge ( PDF 36.73 KB )

Paper by Stephen Littlechild on Australian airport regulation ( PDF 186.47 KB )

Paper by Stephen Littlechild on German airport regulation ( PDF 180.39 KB )

Presentation by Peter Forsyth, Monash University ( PDF 63.58 KB )

Presentation by Professor Hans-Martin Niemeier, Bremen University of Applied Sciences ( PDF 164.41 KB )

Breakout Session 3: Finance - Does the Market Risk Premium Change Over Time?

Presentation by Professor Ravi Jagannathan, Chicago Mercantile Exchange ( PDF 708.36 KB )

Presentation by Dr Toby Brown, The Brattle Group ( PDF 204.64 KB )

Breakout Session 3: Legal - Review of Regulatory Decisions: Trends.

Presentation and Paper by Harriet Gray, Australian National University ( PDF 489.41 KB )

Presentation by Peter Gray, Member of the Victorian Bar ( PDF 36.06 KB )

Paper by Peter Gray, Member of the Victorian Bar ( PDF 214.39 KB )

Session 4: Q & A Session With A Panel of Experts: Reducing the 'Footprint' of the Regulator. No papers

 

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