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Published: 03 October 2013

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199989287

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The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC

A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Edited by James C. Cooper

  • Provides an historical analysis of the regulatory practices at the FTC during the late 1970's, and the resulting changes during the early 1980's, and its impact on the present
  • Focuses on the continuing debate about the FTC's current and future mission
  • Essays are prepared by current and former FTC competition and consumer protection officials, and top economists and legal scholars of regulation
  • Provides an analysis of the disciplining role that economics can play in policy making
  • Concludes with a discussion between several current and former FTC Commissioners, and one former Chairman, about the lessons learned since the "regulatory revolution" and how these lessons can and should inform the FTC's priorities today and into the future

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