Book 2013

Better Business Regulation in a Risk Society

ISBN: 978-1-4614-4405-3 (Print) 978-1-4614-4406-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14


  3. Social risks and business regulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

    2. Chapter

      Pages 17-36

      Risk Governance: Concept and Application to Institutional Risk Management

    3. Chapter

      Pages 37-56

      Regulating the European Risk Society

    4. Chapter

      Pages 57-81

      The Prospects for Global Climate Change Reform After Copenhagen

    5. Chapter

      Pages 83-98

      Eight Commandments for Securing Competitive Food Supply Chains in the European Union

    6. Chapter

      Pages 99-116

      The Costs of State Intervention in the Financial Sector

  4. Preconditions for better business regulation and international coordination

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

    2. Chapter

      Pages 119-134

      The Perspective of Public Sector Economics on Regulation: Transaction Costs and the Agency Model

    3. Chapter

      Pages 135-146

      Against the Tide? On the Development of Regulative Costs Over Time in Times of Crisis and Its Possible Impact on Economic Development

    4. Chapter

      Pages 147-156

      Internal Pressures–External Safeguards: A Systemic Approach for Burden Reduction in the Netherlands

    5. Chapter

      Pages 157-172

      Trust, the Pharmaceutical Industry and Regulators in the UK

    6. Chapter

      Pages 173-191

      From Better to Best Regulation: Towards Competitiveness by Cross-Border Consistency

    7. Chapter

      Pages 193-206

      World Trade Organization and the Global Risks

  5. Theoretical and measurement issues related to better business

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

    2. Chapter

      Pages 209-229

      Regulatory Policy at the Crossroads: Mapping an OECD Agenda for the Futures

    3. Chapter

      Pages 231-251

      SCM 2.0: An Argument for a Tailored Implementation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 253-266

      A Tax Regulatory Laffer Curve

    5. Chapter

      Pages 267-282

      Sunset Legislation: Theoretical Reflections and International Experiences

  6. Concluding Part

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

    2. Chapter

      Pages 285-298


  7. Back Matter

    Pages 299-328