Joint Center Update 01-07
June 6, 2001
June 19, 2001--U.S. CLIMATE POLICY: WHAT'S NEXT? The Joint Center has assembled a team of experts to share their views on sensible climate policies in a post-Kyoto world. For agenda and registration, see
NEW FROM THE JOINT CENTER
WHOM THE GODS WOULD DESTROY, OR HOW NOT TO DEREGULATE. May 2001. A new book by acclaimed scholar Alfred Kahn assesses the current status of the public utility deregulation movement in the United States.
CONGRESS' PLAN TO REDUCE FLIGHT DELAYS IS NOT AIRWORTHY. Policy Matters 01-15, May 2001. Dorothy Robyn discusses the pitfalls of granting airlines antitrust immunity and offers alternative solutions to help reduce flight delays.
ENERGY PRICE CONTROLS: BEEN THERE, DONE THAT. Policy Matters 01-14, May 2001. Robert Litan and Philip Verleger advocate a temporary windfall profits tax instead of price controls in the face of rising energy prices.
GETTING THE FACTS STRAIGHT ON MICROSOFT: A REPLY TO STELZER. Policy Matters 01-13, May 2001. Albert Nichols squares off with Irwin Stelzer on the Microsoft debate and claims that Microsoft's decisions did not violate antitrust laws.
ASSESSING BENEFITS OF GROUND-LEVEL OZONE: WHAT ROLE FOR SCIENCE IN SETTING NATIONAL AIR QUALITY STANDARDS? Regulatory Analysis 01-04, May 2001. Randall Lutter and Howard Gruenspecht urge the EPA to get independent scientific advice about cancer risk from reduced ground-level ozone levels.
ALSO OF INTEREST
ON THE EXERCISE OF MARKET POWER THROUGH STRATEGIC WITHHOLDING IN CALIFORNIA. Scott Harvey and William Hogan. Related Publication, May 2001.
June 18-19, 2001. CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN RISK ASSESSMENT. Organized by the Society for Risk Analysis. For information, see
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