What you'll learn

  • How should success be defined and best measured in a regulatory or risk-control setting?

  • What is a “risk-based approach” to regulation?

  • What does it mean to be vigilant with respect to novel, emerging, or invisible risks?

  • How might different parts of the risk-management task be allocated among regulators, industry, and third parties?  How do such structural decisions relate to ideas about prescriptive regulation, performance-based regulation, responsive-regulation, self-regulation, etc.?  When should one model be preferred over another?

  • Much more

Course description

This one-of-a-kind program emphasizes the management and operations of such agencies (regulatory practice) as opposed to the reform of law (regulatory policy), and it is oriented more towards social regulation (provision of safety, health, security) rather than economic regulation (efficient functioning of specific markets).


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