TOWARDS DEREGULATION

Publication List


But Who Will Regulate the Regulators?

Privatization spawned the new regulators: but how much power should these officials have, and would more competition make them redundant anyway? Colin Robinson, John Kay, Cento Veljanovski, et al debate the future of UK regulation.

35pp 1993 ISBN: 1-873712-33-2 UK Price: 18 (20 elsewhere)


The Issues in Sunday Trading

By Terry Burke & JR Shackleton

Drawing upon the practical experience of Sunday trading in Scotland, Sweden, and the United States, the authors argue that it will be nothing like as disruptive in England and Wales as critics claim.

27pp 1993 ISBN: 1-873712-43-X UK Price: 10 (12 elsewhere)


Time to Call Time

By Douglas Mason

On nearly all measures - including health and crime - the liberalization of licensing hours in Scotland has brought positive benefits.

31pp 1986 ISBN:0-906517-87-7 UK Price: 14 (16 elsewhere)


Competition for the Phone

By Mark Call

The cosy duopoly must be broken as a matter of urgency if consumers and industry are to benefit from the rapid advances in technology, says a report today - Daily Telegraph

35pp 1990 ISBN:1-870109-91-0 UK Price: 12 (14 elsewhere)


Privatizing the Posts

By Douglas Mason

Private carriers have made a good job of delivering the mail in the past; for tomorrow the author recommends keeping the Royal MaiI only as a regulatory body, and allowing private operators to compete, using common carrier rights. Detailed plans on how to privatize the Post Office -The Times

29pp 1988 ISBN: 1-870109-46-5 UK Price: 16 (18 elsewhere)


The Last Post: Monopoly vs Competition in Delivery Services

By Francis Migone, Robert Cohen, Prof David De Meza, Gordon Barton et al

The free market think-tank says increased competition in postal services would reduce business costs and provide a model for mail competition across Europe - Daily Telegraph

41 pp 1991 ISBN: 1-870109-94-5 UK Price: 30 (32 elsewhere)


Europe at Risk

By Tim Evans & Russell Lewis

The ideal of Europe as a free and open single market is sinking beneath a tide of paternalist regulation. The Community's survival has been at the expense of its liberal principles, say the authors. They chart the rising regulatory burdens on European industry.

35pp 1993 ISBN: 1-873712-30-8 UK Price: 15 (18 elsewhere)


The Enterprise Culture

By Teresa Gorman

An A-Z guide of the regulatory burden facing small businesses.

77pp 1986 ISBN: 0-906517-90-7 UK Price: 25 (27 elsewhere)


Licensed to Live

By Douglas Mason

A detailed safari through the regulation jungle, showing that licences are needed to be a tripe boiler, to make matchsticks, to pose nude, or to become a hair-dresser; that sausage makers need a licence in England and Wales but not in Scotland; and many other absurdities.

74pp 1988 ISBN: 1-870109-35-X UK Price: 28 (30 elsewhere)


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