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Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Brett M. Frischmann


Infrastructure resources are the subject of many contentious public policy debates, including what to do about crumbling roads and bridges, whether and how to protect our natural environment, energy policy, even patent law reform, universal health care, network neutrality regulation, and the future of the Internet. Each of these involves a battle to control infrastructure resources, to establish the terms and conditions under which the public receives access, and to determine how the infrastructure and various dependent systems evolve over time. This book pays much needed attention to understa ... More

Keywords: infrastructure, public policy, environment, energy policy, patent law reform, health care, Internet, resource valuation, economic approach

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199895656
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brett M. Frischmann, author
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University