IPU Reading List

IPU Reading List

IPU Reading List (2018) pdf version


Alt, L. (2006). Energy Utility Rate Setting: A Practical Guide to the Retail Rate-Setting Process for Regulatory Electric and Natural Gas Utilities. Lulu.com. [link]

American Gas Association. (1989). The New Guide to Utility Ratemaking. American Gas Association.

American Water Works Association. (2000). Principles of Water Rates, Fees, and Charges. American Water Works Association. [link]

Ayres, I. and Braithwaite, J. (1995). Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate. Oxford Socio-Legal Studies. [link]

Baldwin, R. and Cave, M. (1999). Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice. Oxford University Press. [link]

Beecher, J. and S. Kihm (2016). Risk Principles for Public Utility Regulators. MSU Press. [link]

Beecher, J. (2013). “Economic Regulation of Utility Infrastructure,” in Proceedings of the 7th Annual Land Policy Conference: Infrastructure and Land Policies hosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. [link]

Beecher, J. (2010). Water Pricing Primer for the Great Lakes Region. A project of the Value of Great Lakes Water Initiative of the Great Lakes Commission.

Beecher, J. (2008). The Prudent Regulator: Politics, Independence, Ethics, and the Public Interest. Energy Law Journal 29(2), 577-614. [link]

Berg, S. and Tschirhart, J. (1988). Natural Monopoly Regulation: Principles and Practice. Cambridge University Press. [link]

Berk, J., ed. (1989). Public Utility Finance & Accounting: A Reader. Financial Accounting Institute.

Bonbright, J. C. (1961) Principles of Public Utility Rates, 1st ed. Public Utility Reports. [link]

Bonbright, J. C., Danielsen, A. L., and Kamerschen, D. R. (1988). Principles of Public Utility Rates, 2nd ed. Public Utility Reports.

Brown, S. and Sibley, D. (2008). The Theory of Public Utility Pricing. Cambridge University Press. [link]

Cave, M., Mujumdar, S., and Vogelsang, I., eds. (2002). The Handbook of Telecommunications Economics (Volumes 1 and 2). Elsevier.

Childs, W. (2001). State Regulators and Pragmatic Federalism in the United States, 1889-1945. Business History Review, 75(4), 701-738. [link]

Clifton, J., Lanthier, and H. Schröter, eds. (2013). The Economic and Social Regulation of Public Utilities: An International History. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Crew, M. (1986). The Economics of Public Utility Regulation. MIT Press. [link]

Deloitte & Touche. (1993). Public Utilities Manual: A Service for Public Utilities. Deloitte & Touche.

de Jong, H., and Shepherd, W. G., editors. (2007) Pioneers of Industrial Organization: How the Economics of Competition and Monopoly Took Shape. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. [link]

Finger, M. and C. Jaag (2016). The Routledge Companion to Network Industries. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Fox-Penner, P. (1997). Electric Utility Restructuring: A Guide to the Competitive Era. Public Utilities Reports. [link]

Giacchino, L. and Lesser, J. (2010). Principles of Utility Corporate Finance. Public Utilities Reports.

Glaeser, M. (1957). Public Utilities in American Capitalism. New York: Macmillan.

Goodman, L. (1998). The Process of Ratemaking. Public Utilities Reports. [link]

Gormley, W. (1983). The Politics of Public Utility Regulation. University of Pittsburgh Press. [link]

Harrison, J., Morgan, T., and Verkuil, P. (1997). Regulation and Deregulation: Cases and Materials. Thomson West. [link]

Hirsh, R. (2003) Technology and Transformation in the American Electric Utility Industry. Cambridge University Press. [link]

Kahn, A. (1988). The Economics of Regulation: Principles and Institutions. MIT Press.

Kahn, A. (1998). Letting Go. Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University.

Kaysen, C. and Turner, D. F. (1971) Antitrust Policy an Economic and Legal Analysis. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Kihm, S., J. Beecher, and R. Lehr (2017). Regulatory Incentives and Disincentives for Utility Investments in Grid Modernization, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. [link]

Landsburg, S. (2007). Price Theory and Applications. Thomson South-Western.

Lesser, J. (2007). Fundamentals of Energy Regulation. Public Utilities Reports.

Lyon, T., ed. (2007). The Political Economy of Regulation. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. [link]

MacAvory, P. (2000). The Natural Gas Market. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Mann, P. (1985). Impact of Deregulation and Market Forces on Public Utilities: The Future Role of Regulation. Institute of Public Utilities.

McCraw, T. (1984). Prophets of Regulation. Belknap Press. [link]

McDermott, K., Peterson, C., and Hemphill, R. (2008). Critical Issues in the Regulation of Electric Utilities in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Policy Research Institute Report. [link]

McNabb, D. (2005). Public Utilities: Management Challenges for the 21st Century. Edward Elgar Publishing. [link]

Ménard, C. (2009). Regulation, Deregulation, Reregulation: Institutional Perspectives. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. [link]

Morgan, B. and Yeung, K. (2007). An Introduction to Law and Regulation: Text and Materials. Cambridge University Press. [link]

Morin, R. (2006). The New Regulatory Finance. Public Utilities Reports.

Mueller, M. (1993). Universal Service in Telephone History: A Reconstruction. Telecommunications Policy 17(5), 352-369. [link]

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Uniform Systems of Accounts for Utilities. NARUC (varies).

Ogus, A. (2004). Regulation: Legal Form and Economic Theory. Hart Publishing. [link]

Orbach, B. (2013). “What is Government Failure?” Yale Journal on Regulation 30: 44-46.

Orbach, B. (2012). “What is Regulation?” Yale Journal on Regulation 30: 1-10.

Palast, G., et al. (2003). Democracy and Regulation: How the Public can Govern Essential Services. Pluto Press. [link]

Pashigian, B. (1994). Price Theory and Applications. McGraw Hill. [link]

Phillips, C., Jr. (1993). The Regulation of Public Utilities: Theory and Practice. Public Utilities Reports.

Pierce, R., Jr. (1994). Economic Regulation: Cases and Materials. Anderson Publishing Company. [link]

Pierce, R., Jr., and Gellhorn, E. (1999). Regulated Industries In A Nutshell, 4th ed. West Publishing Co. [link]

Reich, R. (2008). Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life. Vintage. [link]

Samuels, W. and Miller, E. (2002). The Institutionalist Approach to Public Utilities Regulation. Michigan State University Press. [link]

Schmidt, M. (2000). Performance-Based Ratemaking: Theory and Practice. Public Utilities Reports.

Shapiro, S. and Tomain, J. (2003). Regulatory Law and Policy: Cases and Materials. LexisNexis. [link]

Spulbur, D. (1995). Deregulating Telecommunications. Yale Journal on Regulation, 12(26), 25-67.

Stiglitz, J. (2009). “Regulation and Failure,” in New Perspectives on Regulation (The Tobin Project), 11-23.

Suelflow, J. (1973). Public Utility Accounting: Theory and Application. Institute of Public Utilities. [link]

Viscusi , W., Harrington, Vernon, J., and Vernon, J. (2005). Economics of Regulation and Antitrust (4th Edition). MIT Press. [link]

Welch, F. (1968). Cases and Text on Public Utility Regulation, Rev. ed. Public Utilities Reports, Inc..

Westerhoff, G., et al. (1998). The Changing Water Utility: Creative Approaches to Effectiveness and Efficiency. American Water Works Association.

Winston, C. (2006). Government Failure versus Market Failure: Microeconomic Policy Research and Government Performance. AEI-Brookings. [link]