The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

Paperback | August 1, 2012

EditorRobert Baldwin, Martin Cave, Martin Lodge

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Regulation is often thought of as an activity that restricts behaviour and prevents the occurrence of certain undesirable activities, but the influence of regulation can also be enabling or facilitative, as when a market could potentially be chaotic if uncontrolled. This Handbook provides aclear and authoritative discussion of the major trends and issues in regulation over the last thirty years, together with an outline of prospective developments. It brings together contributions from leading scholars from a range of disciplines and countries. Each chapter offers a broad overview of key current issues and provides an analysis of different perspectives on those issues. Experiences in different jurisdictions and insights from various disciplines are drawn upon, and particular attention is paid to the challenges that are encountered whenspecific approaches are applied in practice. Contributors develop their own distinctive arguments relating to the central issues in regulation and apply scholarly rigour and clear writing to matters of high policy-relevance. The essays are original, accessible, and agenda-setting, and the Handbookwill be essential reading both to students and researchers and to with regulatory and regulated professionals.

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Regulation is often thought of as an activity that restricts behaviour and prevents the occurrence of certain undesirable activities, but the influence of regulation can also be enabling or facilitative, as when a market could potentially be chaotic if uncontrolled. This Handbook provides aclear and authoritative discussion of the majo...

Robert Baldwin is a Professor of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has published extensively on regulation, has wide consultative experience in regulation and is the Director of the LSE Short Course on Regulation. Martin Cave is Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School. He was a member of th...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:680 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: General Issues1. Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge: Regulation: The Field and the Developing Agenda2. Cento Veljanovski: Economic Approaches to Regulation3. Mike Feintuck: Regulatory Rationales Beyond the Economic: In Search of the Public Interest4. Karen Yeung: The Regulatory StatePart II : Processes and Strategies5. Cento Veljanovski: Strategic Use of Regulation6. Colin Scott: Standard-Setting in Regulatory Regimes7. Neil Gunningham: Enforcement and Compliance Strategies8. Cary Coglianese and Evan Mendelson: Meta-Regulation and Self-Regulation9. Tanina Rostain: Self-Regulatory Authority, Markets, and the Ideology of ProfessionalismPart III: Contested Issues10. David Driesen: Alternatives to Regulation? Market Mechanisms and the Environment11. Jon Stern: The Evaluation of Regulatory Agencies12. Rob Baldwin: Better Regulation: the Search and the Struggle13. Claudio Radaelli and Fabrizio de Francesco: Regulatory Impact Assessment14. Julia Black: The Role of Risk in Regulatory Processes15. Martin Lodge and Lindsay Stirton: Accountability in the Regulatory State16. Antonio Estache and Liam Wren-Lewis: On the Theory and Evidence on Regulation of Network Industries in Developing Countries17. Mathias Koenig-Archibugi: Global RegulationPart IV: Regulatory Domains18. Niamh Moloney: Financial Services and Markets19. Janice Hauge and David Sappington: Pricing in Network Industries20. Peter Alexiadis and Martin Cave: Regulation and Competition Law in Telecommunications and Other Network Industries21. Jurgen Feick and Raymund Werle: Regulation of Cyberspace22. Adrian Towse and Patricia Danzon: The Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Industry23. Catherine Mitchell and Bridget Woodman: Regulation and Sustainable Energy Systems24. Martin Lodge and Christopher Hood: Regulation Inside Government: Retro-Theory Vindicated or Outdated?Part V: Conclusion25. Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge: Conclusion: The Future of Regulation