Blog Archives: October 2012

October 2012

Week 3 of the course I am currently teaching, Monopolies and the Nation's Infrastructure:  The Regulation of Public Utility Performance, addresses the process of converting historically monopolistic industries into competitive markets.  It's a subject prone to masking ideology or self-interest with imprecise language.  Exhibit A in the display of imprecision is the term "deregulation," a term used to describe anything from elimination of all regu