etanol · Mercatus · regulação


A cultura da regulação é muito pouco desenvolvida no Brasil. Uma evidência óbvia: não existe, aqui, uma revista como esta. Aliás, o último número parece bem interessante. Reproduzo o índice:

Cover Story

Neither Renewable Nor Reliable Increased dependence on ethanol would place the United States at the mercy of a highly volatile energy source. By James Eaves and Stephen Eaves. (PDF, 621K )



Should We Bring Back the Draft? Is the All-Volunteer Force a “mercenary army”? By Walter Y. Oi. (PDF, 663K )

Telecommunications & Technology

Antecedents to Net Neutrality After the long fight to end the “common carrier,” why are we trying to resurrect it? By Bruce M. Owen. (PDF, 397K )


Combating Global Warming Is taxation or cap-and-trade the better strategy for reducing greenhouse emissions? By Ian W.H. Parry and William A. Pizer. (PDF, 580K )


Facing Mother Nature New laws and policies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina seem intended to scapegoat insurance companies rather than protect the public. By Martin F. Grace and Robert W. Klein. (PDF, 754K )

Research & Development

Intellectual Property and the Property Rights Movement Should intellectual property be accorded the same protections as tangible property? By Peter S. Menell. (PDF, 445K )

Corporate Governance

‘Left Behind’ after Sarbanes-Oxley Could Sarbanes-Oxley discourage honest corporate officers and entice dishonest ones? By Craig S. Lerner and Moin A. Yahya. (PDF, 691K )

The Divergence of U.S. and UK Takeover Regulation Who writes the rules for hostile takeovers, and why? By John Armour and David A. Skeel, Jr. (PDF, 575K )

For the Record

Shareholders vs. Managers. By James D. Heiple (PDF, 301K )

Mercatus Reports

Executive Order 13422 | Regulators’ Budget | Commentary: Considering Net Neutrality by Joseph A. Rotondi. (PDF, 415K )