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Testing responsive regulation in regulatory enforcement

Nielsen, Vibeke; Parker, Christine


The policy ideals of responsive regulation have been developed on the basis of substantial empirical evidence. The overall formulation of responsive regulation theory itself, however, has rarely been empirically tested. This article sets out the theoretical concept of responsive regulation in the context of business regulation enforcement and discusses how we might operationalize and empirically measure it. We develop two alternative theoretical interpretations of responsive regulatory...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Regulation & Governance
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-5991.2009.01064.x


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