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The Ph D thesis examines the independence in practice of telecommunications regulatory agencies in France and the UK.
It builds on existing literature, which has selectively focussed on formal delegation and institutional design of 'independent' regulators, in particular, on the statutory provisions defining their formal resources and formal constraints.
Crucially, the thesis shows the significance of non-statutory resources such as policy expertise, informal ties and 'physical' assets for the regulators and other policy participants to pursue their preferences notwithstanding national formal arrangements.
Dasgupta, Paolo Subrato (2009) The independence of regulatory agencies in practice: The case of telecommunications regulators in the United Kingdom and France.
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