Kagan the Comparativist

Robert A. Kagan’s comparative perspective on American law and politics has set the stage for a productive debate over regulation.

Robert A. Kagan: Man of Style

Kagan’s insight on legal “styles” paves the way for future regulatory studies and policymaking efforts.

Indian Supreme Court Demands Regulation of Clinical Trials

Court asks government to protect vulnerable people from poorly-run trials.

Citizen Feedback in Chinese Policymaking

Officials increasingly consult with an engaged public when setting policy.

Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Spreads to Developing World

Despite challenges, cost-benefit analysis can serve as an effective tool worldwide.

U.K. Reshuffles Regulatory Scheme and Creates Consumer Finance Watchdog

Reform of U.K.’s financial regulatory system divides responsibilities among new agencies.

Smarting Up EU Risk Management: The Needed Step Forward

The Smart Regulation agenda of the EU is vital but must be upgraded to manage risks.

Penn Convenes Major Dialogue on Chinese Administrative Law

Leading Chinese and American scholars discuss possibilities for legal development.

When It Comes to Regulation, Europe is the New United States

PPR seminar speaker argues that Europe has become a global leader in regulation, US more restrained.

Can International Competitiveness Be Quantified?

Penn Law Professor Michael S. Knoll explains how to develop better measures.

Judge: UK Press Needs an Independent Self-Regulator

UK judge’s proposal faces opposition from free press supporters.