Bringing together a broad group of leading scholars, government officials, and corporate representatives, this book provides a critical analysis of recent regulatory reform efforts. The contributors focus on social and environmental regulation as they evaluate problems of costly and ineffective regulatory measures. They argue that, although some pr

part Part I|53 pages


chapter Chapter 1|17 pages

Whatever Happened to the C.A.B.?

The Theory and Practice of Economic Regulation
ByDavid J. Lemak

chapter Chapter 2|17 pages

Regulation, Productivity, and the Reagan Administration’s Regulatory Reform Program

ByChristopher DeMuth

chapter Chapter 3|15 pages

Social Regulation

A Swing of the Pendulum
ByDavid J. Lemak

part Part II|58 pages


chapter Chapter 4|26 pages

Presidential Power Over the Regulatory Process 1

BySusan J. Tolchin, Martin Tolchin

chapter Chapter 5|13 pages

Reassessing Attempts to Reform Environmental Regulation 1

ByGregory A. Daneke

chapter Chapter 6|16 pages

Tipping the Lid on Pandora’s Box: Decentralization and Deregulation

ByA. Janell Anderson

part Part III|37 pages


chapter Chapter 7|11 pages

Can Voluntary Efforts Replace Regulation?

A Case Study: Providing Prescription Drug Information to Patients
ByGerald L. Barkdoll

chapter Chapter 8|10 pages

Pollution Prevention Pays

ByDavid M. Benforado, Mike Koenigsberger

chapter Chapter 9|13 pages

Regulations and Public/Private Sector Interactions

A Laboratory of Democracy
ByCharles L. Kennedy