The CRRI Chair for Regulatory Economics was established by Siemens Energy & Automation, Pitney Bowes, and New Jersey Resources to provide financial assistance to the Center for Research in Regulated Industries (CRRI) at Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick (RBS).
The Center for Research in Regulated Industries, founded in 1977, aims to further the study of regulation by research in economics, finance, and institutions. The objective of the center is to promote research, scholarship and education in regulatory economics and implications for policy. Research and scholarship is promoted through conferences, seminars, workshops, courses, publications and research projects. The center has been funded by registration fees, publication fees, sponsorship and research grants. Research in electricity, gas, water, telecommunications, other network industries, and postal service has been undertaken and promoted by the center. Examples of the types of topics within the scope of the center are: regulatory governance mechanisms, pricing structures, etc. The center has also been responsible for the publication of numerous books in the Journal of Regulatory Economics.
The CRRI Chair for Regulatory Economics is currently vacant.