Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on outcome measurement)

In November 2019, Professor Jeroen van der Heijden reviewed briefly the book Regulatory Delivery: Introducing the Regulatory Delivery Model, Graham Russell and Christopher Hodges, editors, (2019), Hart Publishing Oxford, 504 pages. This article is the third of a series of brief chapter reviews from that book. The chapter reviews will outline the key themes of … Continue reading Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on outcome measurement)

Brief book review – Government and Markets: Toward a New Theory of Regulation

Edward J. Balleisen and David A. Moss (Eds), (paperback version: 2012), Cambridge University Press, 559 pages Government and Markets: Toward a New Theory of Regulation, edited by Professors Edward Balleisen (Duke University) and David Moss (Harvard Business School), brings together 16 essays on market regulation and the economics of regulation by leading regulatory scholars. The … Continue reading Brief book review – Government and Markets: Toward a New Theory of Regulation

Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on culture)

In November 2019, Professor Jeroen van der Heijden reviewed briefly the book Regulatory Delivery: Introducing the Regulatory Delivery Model, Graham Russell and Christopher Hodges, editors, (2019), Hart Publishing Oxford, 504 pages. This article is the second of a series of brief chapter reviews from that book. The chapter reviews will outline the key themes of the … Continue reading Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on culture)

Brief book review – Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate.

Ian Ayres and John Braithwaite, (1992), Oxford University Press, 205 pages Published in 1992, Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate has become a central work in the canon of regulatory scholarship. The book is a collaboration by Professors Ian Ayres (Yale University) and John Braithwaite (Australian National University) and builds on Braithwaite’s earlier studies on … Continue reading Brief book review – Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate.

Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on accountability)

In November 2019, Professor Jeroen van der Heijden reviewed briefly the book Regulatory Delivery: Introducing the Regulatory Delivery Model, Graham Russell and Christopher Hodges, editors, (2019), Hart Publishing Oxford, 504 pages. This article is the first of a series of brief chapter reviews from that book. The chapter reviews will outline the key themes of … Continue reading Exploring issues about regulation – chapter review of the book Regulatory Delivery (on accountability)

Systems thinking and regulatory governance: Now available as open access paper

Adopting a systemic perspective appears to offer a useful way think about regulatory challenges and problems. This may explain the increasing call for 'systems thinking' in regulatory reform. Systems thinking, systems science and systems theory are a broad class of theoretical and practical tools that aim to map, explore and interrogate the behaviour and outcomes … Continue reading Systems thinking and regulatory governance: Now available as open access paper

Systems thinking and regulatory governance (6): Suggestions for further reading

Serving the growth of interest in systems thinking in public policy, scholars from various fields have started to publish ‘popular science’ books and relatively ‘easy to read’ academic books. Many of these provide superb introductions to the various strains of systems thinking discussed in this research paper. The following foundational and applied books (in no … Continue reading Systems thinking and regulatory governance (6): Suggestions for further reading