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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

Competition Policy  

Stephen Wilks

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Competition policy is a complex policy field which requires knowledge of competition law and economics as well as familiarity with the framework of policy and the agencies of enforcement. ... More

Consumer Policy: Business and the Politics of Consumption  

Gunnar Trumbull

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Policy researchers have offered two classes of theories of consumer regulation. One emphasizes the role of business in proposing and shaping consumer protection policies. A second set of ... More

Corporate Political Ties in Emerging Markets  

Pei Sun

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2018
Development and exploitation of personal and organizational ties to the constituent parts of public authorities constitute a crucial strategy of emerging market firms. While studies of ... More

Cultural, Legal, Technical, and Economic Perspectives on Copyright Online: The Case of the Music Industry  

Matthew David

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter summarises the cultural, legal, technical, and economic approaches to enforcing copyright. It suggests that rights holders need to rethink their business models in the digital ... More

Environmental and Food Safety Policy  

Wyn Grant

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article addresses four broad themes. First, there is a set of challenges to business from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) concerned with environment and food related issues. ... More

A Legal Perspective on Employee Participation  

Glenn Patmore

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article examines a specific aspect of regulation: that covering indirect participation at the workplace through employee committees. The purpose of these committees is to provide ... More

Meta‐Regulation and Self‐Regulation  

Cary Coglianese and Evan Mendelson

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
The conventional view of regulation emphasises two opposing conditions: freedom and control. Government can either leave businesses with complete discretion to act according to their own ... More

The Politics of Pension Reform: Managing Interest Group Conflicts  

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article reviews the main theoretical perspectives on the development of welfare states that more or less explicitly conceptualize the interests of particular social groups in ... More

Privacy and Surveillance: The Multidisciplinary Literature on the Capture, Use, and Disclosure of Personal Information in Cyberspace  

Colin J. Bennett and Christopher Parsons

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Jan 2013
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Mar 2013
This chapter covers the multidisciplinary literature on the protection of personal information in the online world, which extends back to the origins of social research on computing, and ... More

Privacy protection and ICT: Issues, instruments, and concepts  

Charles D. Raab

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Feb 2009
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on the privacy of personal information. Following a short, indicative literature survey, it frames the discussion in terms of a very few illustrative themes that open ... More

Public Policy and Employee Participation  

John W. Budd and Stefan Zagelmeyer

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Employee participation is frequently seen as a private issue for organizations and their employees. Employee participation programmes can generate positive externalities with benefits for ... More

Regulatory Principles and Institutions  

André Laboul and Juan Yermo

Print publication date:
Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article provides some background on the development of pension regulation in OECD countries and makes some passing references to non-OECD countries. It then evaluates the role of ... More

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