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Regulatory Reform in Selected Network Industries: Lessons from Turkey

  • Sencer EcerEmail author
  • David T. Seymour
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Part of the Sustainable Development book series (SD)

Abstract

A new framework to assess regulatory policies is introduced, which, in addition to looking at the effects of regulatory policies on the standard measure of efficiency. The framework considers the effects on the physical and social environment pertaining to sustainable development goals. Specifically, the impacts of these policies on sustainable development goals are assessed in the light of key regulatory developments in the electricity, telecommunications, and transportation industries in Turkey. Policies are recommended to remedy remaining issues in the regulation of these industries, which could be illustrative for other similar countries.

Keywords

Regulatory Reform Network Industries Sustainable Development 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsIstanbul Technical UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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