This new edition of the leading text on business and government focuses on the insights economic reasoning can provide in analyzing regulatory and antitrust issues. Departing from the traditional emphasis on institutions, Economics of Regulation and Antitrustasks how economic theory and empirical analyses can illuminate the character of market operation and the role for government action and brings new developments in theory and empirical methodology to bear on these questions. The fourth edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout, with new material added and extended discussion of many topics. Part I, on antitrust, has been given a major revision to reflect advances in…
John Vernon is the author of the novels "La Salle, " "Lindbergh's Son," "Peter Doyle," & "All for Love: Baby Doe & Silver Dollar." He lives in Vestal, New York, & Estes Park, Colorado.