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Executive and Regulatory Agencies

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Executive and regulatory agencies are decentralized state organizations that implement policies. When the law clearly defines the policy, we have a state policy; when it leaves the precise definition ... More


Protecting Capital: Independent Regulators and Super Courts

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the creation of new independent regulatory agencies and signing of thousands of bilateral investment treaties during the era of liberalization. This was another massive ... More


Scientific Procedures in Regulatory Agencies

Kristin Shrader-frechette General

in Regulating Toxic Substances: A Philosophy of Science and the Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074369
eISBN:
9780199852932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074369.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The chapter discusses some of the risk assessment issues that arise in administrative agencies charged with regulating carcinogens. It is argued that present assessment strategies, as well as some ... More


The European Path to Radical Reform: Telecommunications in France, Germany, and Italy 1988–2005

Mark Thatcher

in Internationalisation and Economic Institutions:: Comparing the European Experience

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199245680
eISBN:
9780191715273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245680.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter shows how and why policy forms of internationalisation helped to undermine well-entrenched institutions in France, Germany, and Italy that had survived previous attempts at reform. ... More


Contemporary Conservatism and Government Regulation

Christopher DeMuth

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the tension between conservatives’ opposition to the growth of government regulation in principle and their willingness to accommodate it in practice. It focuses especially on ... More


Joint Causation, Torts, and Administrative Law in Environmental Health Protections

Kristin Shrader-frechette General

in Regulating Toxic Substances: A Philosophy of Science and the Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074369
eISBN:
9780199852932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074369.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The chapter addresses a problem that affects both regulatory and tort law efforts to control exposure to carcinogens. What should be done when a disease may be the result of “joint causation”? That ... More


Calling Regulators to Account: Challenges, Capacities and Prospects

Julia Black

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the accountability of UK regulators by looking at the capacity of organizations to call a regulatory agency to account. It identifies five key challenges facing anyone seeking ... More


The Environmental Regulatory State

Jill Lindsey Harrison

in Pesticide Drift and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015981
eISBN:
9780262298766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015981.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Despite being the most advanced in the world, pesticide regulatory agencies in the United States and California have failed to address the pesticide drift problem properly. The history of pesticide ... More


Agencies, Juries, and the Public Interest

Thomas O. McGarity

in The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122961
eISBN:
9780300152203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122961.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter focuses exclusively on the question of institutional competence, and the two chapters that follow examine the other arguments for and against preemption. Among other things, this chapter ... More


Institutional Challenges to the Regulatory State in the Developing World

Jacint Jordana

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the extent to which regulatory agencies in the developing world can be considered a relevant institutional innovation for the politics of regulation in these countries. The ... More


Bureaucratic Resistance to Regulatory Reforms: Contrasting Experiences in Electricity and Telecommunications in Brazil

Mota Prado Mariana

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores hypotheses that could explain the differences in the design of Brazilian independent regulatory agencies (IRAs) in the telecommunications and electricity sectors. It critically ... More


Re-regulation in action: ‘Better Regulation’

Steve Tombs

in Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter traces mechanisms through which the Labour Governments from 1997, then, from 2010, the Coalition Government, sought to embed a new regulatory agenda under the auspices of ‘Better ... More


Regulating Through the Back Door: Understanding the Implications of Institutional Transfer

Dubash Navroz K.

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores ideas of regulatory diffusion and transplant. It argues that the existing literature, which focuses on channels of diffusion and macro-contextual variables of sectors and ... More


Private Nonmarket Rule-Making in Context: A Typology of Global Regulation

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

in The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a typology of global regulation, which differentiates the institutional setting for rule-making, which is either public or private, from the global selection process, which is ... More


The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Navroz K. Dubash and Bronwen Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The 1990s and 2000s have witnessed a spurt of energetic institution-building in the developing world, as regulatory agencies emerged to take over the role of the executive in key sectors. This rise ... More


Understanding the Egyptian Regulatory State: Independent Regulators in Theory and Practice

Ahmed Badran

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the rise of the regulatory state in Egypt. It addresses three questions: Why does the Egyptian government delegate its regulatory powers to independent regulators (IRs)? How are ... More


The Assaults on Regulation

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the three assaults on regulation, highlighting the efforts in the executive branch to rein-in the regulatory agencies, and in Congress to pass omnibus regulatory reform ... More


Governing the Global Economy through Government Networks

Anne-Marie Slaughter

in The Role of Law in International Politics: Essays in International Relations and International Law

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244027
eISBN:
9780191713224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244027.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on two particular types of government networks among financial regulators: central bankers, securities regulators, insurance commissioners, and antitrust officials. It discusses ... More


U.S. and EU Regulatory Proposals: How Strict? How Cooperative?

Padma Desai

in From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157865
eISBN:
9780231527743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the U.S. and EU regulatory proposals for dealing with the global financial crisis. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act were two of the landmark ... More


The Preemption War: When Federal Bureaucracies Trump Local Juries

Thomas O. McGarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122961
eISBN:
9780300152203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122961.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Most people are unaware of a quiet war that has been raging for the last decade in the courts, federal regulatory agencies, and Congress—a war over federal agency preemption of state common law ... More


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