Breaking the Vicious Circle: Toward Effective Risk Regulation (Google eBook)

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Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2009 - Medical - 144 pages
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"Breaking the Vicious Circle" is a tour de force that should be read by everyone who is interested in improving our regulatory processes. Written by a highly respected federal judge, who obviously recognizes the necessity of regulation but perceives its failures and weaknesses as well, it pinpoints the most serious problems and offers a creative solution that would for the first time bring rationality to bear on the vital issue of priorities in our era of limited resources.

  

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For a book written by a sitting U.S. Supreme Court justice, this is less than insightful. In the book, Breyer tackles the problem of overregulation, mostly in the area of environmental safety. Many of ... Read full review

Contents

SYSTEMATIC PROBLEMS
17
THE VICIOUS CIRCLE
33
SOLUTIONS
55
Notes
85
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Stephen Breyer is Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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