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New book by Stefan Weishaar: 'Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in China'

01 December 2015
'Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in China'
'Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in China'

Stefan Weishaar (University of Groningen) in collaboration with editors Guangdong Xu (CUPL) and Niels Philipsen (University of Maastricht) has published a new book titled: 'Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in C hina'. The book examines the relationship between regulation and market integration, with a special focus on China. It pursues a Law and Economics and Comparative Law approach (China and EU) to analyze the current obstacles to market integration and domestic economic growth in China.

Topics covered at the national level include competition law, public procurement rules and financial regulation. At the regional and local level, this book addresses questions related to administrative monopolies, self-regulation, legal services markets, and environmental law.

Dr. Stefan Weishaar is Associate Professor of Law and Economics, from the Faculty of Law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He studied two years at the International Christian University in Tokyo and worked at the Delegation of the European Commission in Tokyo. Academically his interest focuses on market regulation in the broader sense, with a keen interest in the interconnection between economic insights and legal rules. Research areas include market integration in the EU and China, Competition law and Public procurement laws (in EU, China and Japan) and Climate law in Japan, China, Korea Australia the EU and the US.

More information

http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783662482728

Last modified:02 December 2015 1.23 p.m.

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