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What Are Risk Regulation Regimes? Why Do They Matter?

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Advances the thesis that neither single case study nor macroscopic Risk Society perspectives on risk and its management can account for variety amongst risk regulation regimes. Instead, a meso‐level ... More


Prelude: Regulation Undermined Before 2007

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

In this chapter we focus first on national political and financial elites whose mystifying stories about the nature and contribution of finance were mutually reinforcing, though also open to ... More


Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a major study of the new market approach to energy policy in Britain since 1979. It describes the miners' strike, the privatizations of the gas, electricity, nuclear generation, and coal ... More


How Government Fails

Sidney A. Shapiro and Joseph P. Tomain

in Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Regulation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199965540
eISBN:
9780199360833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965540.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 5 begins by describing the prevailing theories of government regulation. The chapter shows that economically based, private interest theories of regulation, such as public choice or social ... More


Regulatory Failure

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge

in Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199576081
eISBN:
9780191806698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576081.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the causes of regulatory failure as well as remedies that can be devised. It first considers the link between regulatory failure and ‘good’ regulation before turning to a ... More


Trust and the regulation of health systems: insights from India

Michael Calnan and Sumit Kane

in Professional Health Regulation in the Public Interest: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447332268
eISBN:
9781447332282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332268.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

It has been argued that the health system in India appears to be systematically falling short in achieving equitable improvements in health status, quality of care, and social and financial risk ... More


Theory

Onnig H. Dombalagian

in Chasing the Tape: Information Law and Policy in Capital Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028622
eISBN:
9780262324298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028622.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the theoretical aims of information regulation and the arguments for and against regulatory intervention in the information production chain. It relates the conceptual ... More


Summary of Findings and Policy Implications

Xavier Vives

in Competition and Stability in Banking: The Role of Regulation and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171791
eISBN:
9781400880904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171791.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book has examined the evolution of the banking sector, the role of regulation and the response to the perceived regulatory failure in the 2007–2009 crisis, the nature of competition in banking, ... More


The Political Economy of Financial Regulation

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Financial regulation is not independent of the process by which it is made. This process is often characterized by self-interested regulators whose decisions are influenced by politicians and other ... More


Comments by William Poole

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter is composed of the insights on how to restore calm and stability after the financial crisis of 2008. Though the chapter may agree with much of the content of the previous chapters, there ... More


The People's Agents

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines the theoretical explanations scholars have offered for why the five protector agencies have strayed so far, using one central theory that runs across this literature: if the ... More


Positive Metrics

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) requires agencies to compile “strategic plans” that establish goals for evaluating their performance. Agencies devote thousands of hours to ... More


Anti-Domination as Regulatory Strategy

K. Sabeel Rahman

in Democracy against Domination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190468538
eISBN:
9780190626419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468538.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 6 explores the implications of the normative framework of democracy against domination for the substance of economic policy, looking in particular at the case of financial regulation and the ... More


Summary of Discussion

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter summarizes and gathers together insights that come from the previous chapters. It first discusses an insight about how the government was responsible for the financial crisis and the ... More


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