Responsive Regulation

7 05 2017

Why is Civil Aviation Regulation More Effective than Financial Regulation?

By | 7 May 2017|Categories: Regulation, Responsive Regulation|Tags: , |

 

In a recent article[1] I argued that civil aviation regulation responded much more effectively to prevent hijacking following 9/11 compared to other regulators with responsibility for terrorism prevention. And they responded much more effectively than banking regulators have done in learning from past financial crises to prevent future ones.

Some […]

3 03 2017

Regulatory Excellence

By | 3 March 2017|Categories: Regulation, Responsive Regulation, Restorative Community|Tags: , , |

Cary Coglianese and the Networked Governance of Regulatory Studies

(I wrote this piece for RegBlog, where it was published on 27 Feb, 2017)

An important new Brookings book edited by Cary Coglianese has landed: Achieving Regulatory Excellence.

The book asks […]

26 10 2016

New Evidence on the Effectiveness of Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation

By | 26 October 2016|Categories: Regulation, Responsive Regulation, Restorative Justice, Restorative Practice|Tags: , |

 

Jennifer Wong, Jessica Bouchard, Jason Gravel, Martin Bouchard, and Carlo Morselli have published a new meta-analysis [1] on the effectiveness of restorative justice with at-risk youth in the latest issue of Criminal Justice and Behavior. Their meta-analysis included more recent studies than previous meta-analyses and added search for studies published in French.

Their results […]

19 08 2016

Restorative justice

By | 19 August 2016|Categories: Responsive Regulation, Restorative Justice, Restorative Practice|Tags: |

In this short video John Braithwaite provides a succinct summary of the meaning of restorative justice and how it can be part of a healing process. As John says in this excerpt;

Restorative justice is about outside-in design, where the insiders are not telling us how to regulate our lives all the time, but we’re coming up […]

13 07 2016

Fixing profit shifting to avoid tax

By | 13 July 2016|Categories: Governance, Regulatory Capitalism, Responsive Regulation, Tax, Tax avoidance, Taxation reform|Tags: , , , , |

Around the turn of the century, the Australian Tax Office took some rather effective responsive regulatory initiatives to counter profit shifting by multinational corporations. The measures involved negotiating with major accounting firms and targeted companies who were paying little or no tax to display to them a regulatory pyramid of escalated monitoring and sanctions unless […]