Regulatory Governance
Standing Group

3rd ECPR Conference, Panels and Papers


3.1 - Regulating the Global Economy - Convergence, Persistent Divergence or Hybridization of National Regulatory Regimes?
Chair: Susanne Lütz (Fern Universität, Hagen)
Time: Thursday, 8th September 13:00-14:30

Name University Title  
Philip Cerny Rutgers University, Newark Baroque Neoliberalism and the Politics of Regulation: Getting More for Less, or Less for More? presentation
Susanne Lütz and Eberle Dagmar Fern Universität Hagen From National Diversity Towards Transnational Homogenizaton? - Corporate Governance Regulation Between market and Multi-Level Governance presentation
Daniel Mügge University of Amsterdam Diluting Varieties of Capitalism from below: Competitive imperatives in financial markets and the end of positive coordination presentation
Arjan Vliegenthart Arjan, Laura Horn Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The EU as a formative actor on corporate governance structures in East Central Europe presentation
Markus Stanislav Harvard University Defensive Institutional Engineering and Global Convergence: Corporate Governance Reforms in Russia presentation
Jonathan Westrup Boston University The Politics of Financial Regulatory Reform and the Privatization of Risk tabled
Westrup Jonathan Boston University   discussant

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3.2 - The Diffusion of Regulatory Reforms
Chair: Fabrizio Gilardi (University of Lausanne)
Time: Thursday, 8th September 16:45-16:15

Name University Title  
Edward Cohen Westminster College The Diffusion of legal Models for Financial Governance: The Case of Secured Finance presentation
Gül Sosay, Unal Zenginobuz Botazici University, Istambul Independent Regulatory Agencies in Emerging Economics presentation
Fabrizio Gilardi, Jacint Jordana, David Levi-Faur University of Lausanne, University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), University of Haifa Regulatory Revolution by surprise: On the Citadels of Regulatory capitalism and the Rise of Regulocracy presentation
Jacint Jordana, Messeguer Covadonga, Fabrizio Gilardi University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), CIDE (Mexico City), University of Lausanne The diffusion of regulatory reforms in pension systems: Latin America in comparative perspective presentation
Thomas Sommerer University of Hamburg Tracing Patterns of Learning and Harmonization: An Approach to quantify Instituional inluence on Convergence in Environmental Policy tabled

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3.3 - Theorizing Regulatory Enforcement and Compliance
Chair: Vibeke Nielsen (University of Aarhus)
Time: Friday, 9th September 09:00-10:30

Name University Title  
Sharon Gilad Nuffield College Oxford The institutionalisation of regulatory domain perception - The case of the UK Financial Ombudsman Service presentation
Marike Koopmans-van Berlo, and Hans de Bruijn Delft University, Department of Organization and Management, Enforcement; Strategies of Regulatees and Inspectors presentation
Zsombor Kovacsy Department of Impact Analysis, Deregulation and Registration of Law. Ministry of Justice Technical Tools of Effective Law Making presentation
Vibeke Nielsen and Christine Parker University of Aarhus, Department of Political Science Are regulator and regulatees reacting responsively towards each other? presentation
Esther Versluis Maastricht University Faculty of Arts & Culture - European Studies Compliance Problems in the EU: What potential role for agencies in securing compliance? tabled
Jacco Boek Head of “Expertise Centre of Law Enforcement” The Netherlands   Discussant

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3.4 - European Regulatory Agencies: a New Model of Governance?
Chair: Ian Bartle (University of Bath)
Time: Friday, 9th September 11:00-12:30

Name University Title  
Richard Grant Department of Parliamentary Services, Australian Government Europe's Third Generation Regulatory Agencies presentation
Lene Holm Pedersen and Eva Moll Sorensen University of Copenhagen Independent Regulatory Authorities in the New Europe presentation
Manuel Szapiro European Commission The Framework for European Regulatory Agencies: a difficult balance between autonomy and accountability presentation
Tom Christensen, and Per Laegreid University of Oslo, University of Bergen Regulatory Reforms and Agencification presentation
Peter Humphreys Institute of Public Administration, Dublin Finding a way through Ireland's regulatory maze presentation
Ian Bartle University of Bath Politics and the Regulatory State; The Difficult Case of Britain's Railways tabled
Julia Fleischer University of Potsdam European Agencies as Engines of Integration tabled
Ian Bartle     discussant

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3.5 - Regulatory Agencies: Institutional and Actors Centred Approaches
Chair: Jacint Jordana (Universiy Pompeu Fabra)
Time: Friday, 9th September 14:00-15:30

Name University Title  
Domingo Alberto Sifontes Fernandez Universidad de Carabobo, Venezuela Independent Regulatory Agencies in Latin American Telecommunications Sector Presentation
Robert Elgie Dublin City University Why do government delegate authority to quasi-autonomous agencies? The Case of Independent Administrative Authorities in France presentation
Martino Maggetti Université de Lausanne Towards a Framework to Assess the Informal Independence of Regulatory Agencies presentation
Dorit Rubinstein University of California, Berkeley Answer to All, Answer to None? Accountability in Pricing Public Services after Liberalization presentation
Ori Arbel-Ganz Tel-Aviv University Formal and Informal Regulatory Networks: Deliberative Policy Formation in Israel Presentation

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3.6 - Liberalization, Regulation, Juridification
Chair: Frans van Waarden (Utrecht University)
Time: , 9th September 16:00-17:30

Name University Title  
Britta Rehder MPI for the Study of Societies, Cologne Law and Politics in the Transformation of Collective Bargaining in Germany presentation
Baerbel Dorbeck-Jung and Mirjam van Heffen-Oude Vrielink University of Twente, Netherlands Can Self-Regulation stop Juridification? presentation
Youri Hildebrand and Frans van Waarden Utrecht University Freer Markets, More Lawyers? presentation
Liora Salter York University, Canada Assessing Trade-Offs in the Design and Organization of One Fragmented Regulatory Regime: Communication Regulation in Canada presentation
Shawn Donnelly University of Bremen German and British Developments in Company Law and Regulation tabled

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3.7 - The Regulation of Life Sciences: Themes for Comparative Analysis
Chair: Arco Timmermans (University of Twente)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 09:00-10:30

Name University Title  
Gabriele Abels University of Bielefeld Regulation by Participation; The Case of Assisted Reproductive Technologies presentation
Les Levidow Open University Risk Governance of Agricultural Biotechnology in Europe presentation
Celina Ramjoué University of Zürich/European University Institute The Transatlantic Rift in Genetically Modified Food Policy presentation
Francesca Scala Concordia University Biotechnology and Ethics Committees: Importing Knowledge in Regulatory Policy Making presentation
Michaela Mayrhofer University of Viena Particularly French? The Governance and Politics of Biobanks in France tabled
Simon Fink University of Bamberg Live and let…? Measuring and Explaining the Strictness of Embryo Research Laws in 21 Countries tabled
Arco Timmermans University of Twente and University of Zürich The Comparative Regulation of Life Sciences: A Research Agenda tabled

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3.8 - From Monopoly to Market via Regulation: Comparative Perspective on Public Service Utilities
Chair: Jorgen G Christensen (University of Aarhus)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 11:00-12:30

Name University Title  
Jorgen G. Christensen and Rune Sorensen Aarhus Universitet and Norwegiann School of Management Market reform and Regulatory Administration: A Comparative Analyiss of the Scandinavian Countries presentation
Marieke van Genugten University of Twente Comparing Regulatory Regimes: Towards Combining Trans Action Cost Economics and Institutional Legal Theory presentation
Nicolas Jabko CERI, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris The Market as a Norm: The Impact of the EU on French Public Service Regulation presentation
Rasmus LØnborg Ministry of Finance, Denmark Regulation, Organisation and Efficiency: Benchmarking of Public and Pirvate Utilities presentation
Marc Tenbücken University of Konstanz Regulatory Reforms in Networks Infrastructures of the European Union - the Situation After Enlargment presentation
Eli Goldstein   Criminal Producers, Silent Inspectors, and Surprised regulators: Explaining California's Unexpected Power Crisis of 2000-2001 tabled

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3.9 - Behind and Beyond the Border: Regulation in an International Context
Chair: Alasdair Young (University of Glasgow)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 14:00-15:30

Name University Title  
Sebastian Kraphol, Karolina Szwalowska Otto-Friedrich-University, European University Institute Between Protectionism and Problem-Solving: The Intergovernmental Logic behind the BSE Scandal in the European Union presentation
Thomas Bernauer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Dispute Escalation in the World Trade Organization: Are Conflicts over Environment, Health and Safety Regulation Riskier? presentation
Alasdair Young University of Glasgow Picking the Wrong Fight: Why Attacks on the WTO Pose the Real Threat to Domestic Environmental and Health Protection presentation
Judith Clifton, Francisco Comín, Daniel Díaz Fluentes Universidad de Oviedo, Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad de Cantabria Public Services in an Integrated Europe: "Regulatory State" or "Regulatory Capitalism"? presentation
Chad Damro University of Edinburgh Discretionary Cooperation and the Regulation of Internationalising Business Activity presentation
Sol Picciotto Lancaster University Law School   discussant

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3.10 - Regulatory Governance and the Representation of Diffuse Interests
Chair: Jurgen Neyer (Free University Berlin)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 16:00-17:30

Name University Title  
Tanja Bruhl Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main Diffuse Interests in International Environmental Regulation presentation
Michael Kerler Universität Bamberg How Decision-Making Procedures Create Good Governance: Technical Regulation in the European Union presentation
Dirk Lehmkuhl Zurich University The Perspective Nature of Semi-Private Transnational Rulemaking: Evidence from Internet Governance presentation
Andreas Nolke, James Perry Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The Representation of Social Constituencies in the Governance of International Accounting Standards presentation
Frank Janning Universität Konstanz   discussant
Isabelle Bédoyan, Theo Jans, Irina Tanasescu Vrije Universiteit Brussel Representation of public interest in standardization tabled
Colin Provost Nuffield College, Oxford Understanding American State Atorney General and Multi-State Consumer Protection Litigation, 1989-2004 tabled

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3.11 - Internet Regulation: Challenges of Governance
Chair: Christopher Marsden (University of Oxford)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 18:00-19:30

Name University Title  
Bart Cammaerts London School of Economics Civil Society in Internet Governance presentation
Jeannette Hoffman Wissenschafts-zentrum für Sozialforschung, Berlin Internet Governance: United Nations Responses? presentation
Rex B. Hughes University of Washington, Seattle Regulating Dynamic Innovation: The Case of Voice over Internet Protocol presentation
Christopher Marsden University of Oxford Global Internet regulation presentation

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3.12 - The European Regulatory State
Chair: David Vogel (University of California, Berkeley)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 18:00-19:30

Name University Title  
Peter Humphreys (Manch.)   The EU, An Agency/Forum for De-regulation or Re-regulation: A case study of audiovisual regulation presentation
Erik Henk Meier   The Rise of the Regulatory State in Sport presentation
David Vogel and Chris Ansell   European Food Safety Regulation as Contested Governance presentation
Dora Piroska   Small Worlds of Bank Regulation: Hungary and Slovenia Compared presentation
Jörn Carsten Gottwald   The Regulatory State and Financial Services: An Appraisal of recent Development in the European Union presentation
Bernhard Kitous   The Europeanization of Financial Reporting Standards: A critical evaluation tabled
Mitchell P. Smith   Reaching for Lisbon: consequences of regulatory initiatives for societal mobilization and regulatory capacities tabled
Chris Ansell     discussant

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3.13 - The New Order of Regulatory Capitalism
Chair: David Levi-Faur (University of Haifa)
Time: Saturday, 10th September 14:00-15:30

Name University Title  
Benedicte Bull   Regional Integration and regional regulation in Latin America presentation
Marie-Laure Djelic & Kerstin Sahlin-Andersoon   Transnational Regulation in the Making presentation
Peter Hans Olsen   Governing Regulatory Networks Beyond the State: The Case of Government Audit Standardization presentation
Cornelia Woll & Alvaro Artigas   Trade Liberalization as Regulatory Reform: non-governmental actors presentation
Colin Scott   Gatekeepers and non-state intermediation in regulatory governance presentation
Lisbeth Segerlund   Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role of NGOs in the Advocacy of New Norms for Transnational Corporations tabled
Marcus Schaper   Politics in Between the Cracks: Transdometstic Policy Beyond the Domestic-Foreign Divide tabled

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