Call for Papers

Center for Research in Regulated Industries

Advanced Workshop on Regulation and Competition in Network Industries

We urge respondents to address issues that are generic to network industries (e.g., so that we can assemble program panels that integrate multiple industry perspectives). Such issues include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • How current structures of particular networks evolved; causes of major changes or innovations; functional comparisons of networks across industries
  • Network management: who oversees delivery of services and underlying transactions; experience to date; the market role of 3rd-party network administrators (e.g., Independent system operators); considerations pro and con
  • The regulatory compact – what it is; how it may have evolved; how new technologies may be challenging it
  • Regulatory effectiveness – from a consumer point of view, from an investor point of view; related metrics; new regulatory models

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37th Annual Eastern Conference

Turf Valley Resort
Ellicott City, Maryland
June 6-8, 2018
Abstracts Due: January 3, 2018

31st Annual Western Conference

Hyatt Regency Monterey
Monterey, California, U.S.
June 27-29, 2018
Abstracts Due: November 30, 2017

The 26th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics

Split, Croatia
May 30- June 2, 2018
Abstracts Due: December 10, 2017