Monasso, Ton and van Leijden, Fabian (2007): Telecommunication regulation as a game: deepening theoretical understanding.
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This working paper extends the mainstream theoretical thinking in the field of telecommunications regulations to better fit with processes perceived in rural areas. The implicit framework of Levy & Spiller, Berg and Stern & Holder is extended to incorporate ideas of public administration theory, especially Kiser & Ostrom’s three levels of action. In this way, processes at different policy levels are viewed as games in themselves and we can better explain the observed behaviour of actors and the outcomes of the regulatory process than mainstream thinking does.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Telecommunication regulation as a game: deepening theoretical understanding|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H54 - Infrastructures; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock
L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L96 - Telecommunications
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5 - Current Heterodox Approaches > B52 - Institutional; Evolutionary
|Depositing User:||Ton Monasso|
|Date Deposited:||12. Mar 2008 08:04|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 23:21|
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