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A Reader on Regulation

Robert Baldwin, Colin Scott, and Christopher Hood


Regulation has become a key form of state activity and an area of burgeoning academic concern, both in public law and economics. This collection makes available to the reader a number of readings. The text considers the central topics of regulation and looks to theory as well as practice, enforcement as well as rule-making, and supra-national as well as domestic concerns. Particular attention is paid to the ways that regulatory developments can be explained, the choices of technique that confront regulators and the varieties of regulatory style that are encountered within and between different ... More

Keywords: regulation, public law, economics, theory, practice, enforcement, rule-making, supra-national, domestic concerns, regulators

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198765295
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765295.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Baldwin, editor
London School of Economics

Colin Scott, editor
London School of Economics

Christopher Hood, editor
London School of Economics

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Robert Baldwin, Colin Scott, and Christopher Hood

Part I Regulatory Origins Development and Reform

Comments and Discussion

Michael E. Levine

Organizing Regulatory Space

L. Hancher, and M. Moran

Part II Standard Setting and Rule Choices

Law As Last Resort

K. Hawkins

Moving Backstage

N. Reichman

Part III Varieties of Regulatory Styles and Techniques

Part IV Varieties of Regulatory Scale

Regulatory Competition in the Single Market

J.-M. Sun, and J. Pelkmans

Part V Variety in Accounting for Regulation

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