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Meso-institutions: Understanding the Variety of Regulatory Arrangements

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This presentation will be about the variety of institutional arrangements, called ‘meso-institutions’, linking the macro-level at which rules frame the highly regulated water sector, and the micro-level at which actors organize transactions. It argues that focusing on regulatory agencies has concealed the richness characterizing meso-institutions in water as well as in other regulated sectors. The talk will be organized as follows. First, building on the new institutional approach I shall develop a theoretical framework to capture the specificity and variety of these arrangements. Second, I will substantiate this framework through the analysis of regulatory setups in France, England and Wales, and the Netherlands. Third, I will discuss why meso-institutions matter so much in sectors in which competition is necessarily limited (if it exists at all). Dr Menard will conclude with some comments and remarks about policy issues.
Seminar Room 3-5,
Manasseh Meyer,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469C Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772
Mon 17 April 2017
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Dr Claude Menard

Dr Claude Menard

Professor Emeritus of Economics, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

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