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Alternatives to Regulation? Market Mechanisms and the Environment  

David Driesen

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
This article identifies a number of ongoing challenges. It focuses on the means of environmental regulation — the techniques regulators use to reduce pollution. It discusses traditional ... More

Antitrust Compliance  

D. Daniel Sokol

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Apr 2017
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Jun 2016
This chapter explores compliance in the antitrust context, reviewing both the antitrust and the non-antitrust literatures on compliance and corporate governance to provide a clearer ... More

The Australian Future Fund  

Xi-Chong Xu

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter outlines the creation and development of the Australian Future Fund (FF), showing how and why policy makers adopted this option to manage the challenges presented by the “good ... More

Bank Regulation and Supervision  

Catherine Schenk

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
Regulation has been a recurring theme in business history at industry level as well as in case studies of firms and firm dynamics. For banking and finance, the complications of information ... More

Better Regulation: The Search and the Struggle  

Robert Baldwin

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
Most governments around the world face unrelenting demands for reforms and regulatory improvements — mainly from commentators, regulated organisations, elected representatives, and ... More

Business and Environmental Law  

Cary Coglianese and Ryan Anderson

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article discusses the influence of environmental law on the environment and the economy. Businesses seek to influence the stringency and design of environmental law by lobbying ... More

Business And The State  

Robert Millward

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Although there is a huge literature relevant to the history of relations between the state and business, this article's emphasis on international comparisons (Western Europe, Japan, and ... More

Capital Markets and Financial Politics: Preferences and Institutions  

Mark J. Roe

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Mar 2013
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Jul 2013
This chapter introduces a political-institutional perspective and argues that capital markets can function effectively if political institutions support capitalism, especially capitalism ... More

Capital Markets and Sovereign Defaults: A Historical Perspective  

Juan Flores

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
This chapter provides a historical perspective on the relationship between capital markets and sovereign defaults. While the main body of the sovereign debt literature has rarely ... More

Central Banking  

Forrest Capie

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
Central banks date from the late nineteenth century but the great majority from the twentieth century. They are institutions whose principal purpose is to provide stable monetary and ... More

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