Regulatory Breakdown

With chapters written by some of the nation's foremost economists, political scientists, and legal scholars, Regulatory Breakdown brings clarity to the heated debate over regulation by dissecting the disparate causes of the current crisis as well as analyzing the most promising solutions to what ails the U.S. regulatory system.

Regulatory Breakdown
The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation

Edited by Cary Coglianese

2012 | 288 pages | Cloth $49.95
Public Policy | Law
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Oversight in Hindsight: Assessing the U.S. Regulatory System in the Wake of Calamity
—Christopher Carrigan and Cary Coglianese
Chapter 2. Addressing Catastrophic Risks: Disparate Anatomies Require Tailored Therapies
—W. Kip Viscusi and Richard Zeckhauser
Chapter 3. Beyond Belts and Suspenders: Promoting Private Risk Management in Offshore Drilling
—Lori S. Bennear
Chapter 4. Regulation or Nationalization? Lessons Learned from the 2008 Financial Crisis
—Adam J. Levitin and Susan M. Wachter
Chapter 5. Regulating in the Dark
—Roberta Romano
Chapter 6: Partisan Media and Attitude Polarization: The Case of Healthcare Reform
—Matthew A. Baum
Chapter 7. Citizens' Perceptions and the Disconnect Between Economics and Regulatory Policy
—Jonathan Baron, William T. McEnroe, and Christopher Poliquin
Chapter 8. Jason Webb Yackee and Susan Webb Yackee, Delay in Notice and Comment Rulemaking: Evidence of Systemic Regulatory Breakdown?
Chapter 9. The Policy Impact of Public Advice: The Effects of Advisory Committee Transparency on Regulatory Performance
—Susan L. Moffitt
Chapter 10. Reforming Securities Law Enforcement: Politics and Money at the Public/Private Divide
—William W. Bratton and Michael L. Wachter
Chapter 11. Why Aren't Regulation and Litigation Substitutes? An Examination of the Capture Hypothesis
—Eric Helland and Jonathan Klick
Chapter 12: Failure by Obsolescence: Regulatory Challenges for the FDA in the Twenty-First Century
—Theodore W. Ruger

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