Asquer, Alberto

The Political Economy of Local Regulation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Alberto Asquer, Franco Becchis, Daniele Russolillo

Part I. Theoretical Frameworks

2. Where Things Happen: The Local Dimension in Regulation
Franco Becchis

3. Researching the Political Economy of Regulation at the Local Level: Theoretical and Methodological Issues
Alberto Asquer

4. Knowing the Field for Infrastructure and Service Regulation at the Local Level: Players, Information, Incentives
Franco Becchis, Daniele Russolillo

5. The Impact of Institutional and Organisational Factors in the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Local Regulatory Systems
David Sancho

6. What Economic Theory Can (and Cannot) Say About Local Regulation
Andrea Gallice

7. Perspectives on Civil Regulation, Firms, and the Environment
Gary Lynch-Wood, David Williamson, David Horton

8. Economics of Complexity and the Analysis of Local Regulation: The Case of Urban Mobility
Angela Ambrosino, Elena Maggi, Elena Vallino

9. Regulatory Contracts and the Scope for Local Decision-Making with Respect to Energy Distribution Networks
Vincent Pál

Part II. Case Studies in Western Countries

10. National Standards, Subnational Enforcement: Regulating US Natural Gas Pipelines
Michael J. Brogan

11. Water Sector Regulation in France: A Complex Multi-Model and Multi-Level Regulatory Framework
Maria Salvetti, Guillem Canneva

12. Local Electricity Regulation in Germany
Gerhard Fuchs

13. Strengthening the Determinants of the Local Government Capacities for the Successful PPP Implementation in the Western Balkans
Tatjana Jovanic, Sladjana Sredojevic

Part III. Case Studies in Emergent and Developing Countries

14. Regulation of Small Local Water Service Providers in Mali
Martina Rama

15. Water Supply in the State of Karnataka, India
Arvind Shrivastava

16. Assessment and Design of Local Regulation in Solid Waste Management in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Marco Caniato

17. Challenges and Policy Responses to Local Water Management and Regulation in Brazil
Sebastián López Azumendi

Part IV. Policy Issues in Local Regulation

18. Local Regulation and District Heating in Italy
Fabio Massimo Esposito

19. Control and Regulation of Water and Sanitation (WS) Services in Bulgaria: Effect on Quality and Efficiency
Ivaylo Kastchiev

20. A Regulatory Multi-Level Reform in Italian Urban Waste Service Management: From Several Local Regulatory Agencies to a Unique Regional One
Giovanni Biagini

21. Regulating Local Environmental Standards Through Private Incentives
Fausto Makishi, João Paulo Cândia Veiga, Murilo Alves Zacareli

22. The Youth Guarantee: The Cases of Milan (Lombardy) and Naples (Campania)
Giuseppe Acconcia, Paolo R. Graziano

23. Urban Waste Management in Florence Metropolitan Area
Andrea Sbandati

24. Conclusion
Alberto Asquer, Franco Becchis, Daniele Russolillo

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Economy, Public Policy, Comparative Politics

Publication year
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
Page amount
25 pages
Printed ISBN

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