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About Competition and Regulation in Network Industries  

Intersentia is pleased to announce the transfer of Competition and Regulation in Network Industries to SAGE Publishing from 2017. SAGE will issue renewals and pricing for the 2017 volumes. For more information and details on how to contact SAGE, please go to https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/Intersentia.

Network industries are caught between competition and regulation. To perform adequately, vital infrastructures (such as energy, water, telecom, post, railways, aviation, and transport) need to carefully balance private interests and public values, economic efficiency considerations with social service obligations, and pressures for further liberalization with the need to regulate monopolistic networks. At the same time significant innovations – notably in the field of ICT – are taking place that offer new opportunities and impediments for infrastructure operations and governance. Exploring this balance between competition and regulation in network industries provides a fascinating field of research that challenges politics and business alike.
 

Competition and Regulation in Network Industries is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that meets high academic standards. It offers leading specialists opportunities to provide an in-depth and forward-looking view on issues of competition and regulation in network industries. As these complex industries and their regulatory environments evolve, the journal will provide researchers, policy-makers, legal experts and other interested groups with a valuable information source and debating forum.

Competition and Regulation in Network Industries has been added to Scopus. Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus).


Competition and Regulation in Network Industries is indexed in EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic bibliography. 

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