Regulative Risk as well as likewise the Cost of Capital: Determinants as well as likewise Implications for Rate Regulation Austrian Controller Award 2005 This magazine develops a comprehensive concept of regulative risk including existing empirical in addition to scholastic research. The focus gets on explaining simply exactly how the design of the controling system influences the risk of a rate-regulated firm, in addition to on clearing up optimal methods for the choice of the regulative rate base as well as likewise the allowed rate of return. Connecting to the regulative cost base, the questions of whether market well worth of sources or magazine well worth of residential or commercial properties should certainly be used as well as additionally the alternative of the decrease system go to the center of the discussion.