Resources for Regulators

Public Value

Moore, Mark H. Creating Public Value: Strategic Management in Government. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Moore, Mark H. Recognizing Public Value. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013.

Moore, Mark H. and John Benington, eds. Public Value: Theory and Practice. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011. 

Regulatory Theory and Practice

Baldwin, Robert, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge. Regulation: Theory, Strategy and Practice. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Baldwin, Robert, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Regulation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Black, Julia, Martin Lodge and Mark Thatcher, eds. Regulatory Innovation: A Comparative Analysis. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005.

Black, Julia. Rules and Regulators. Gloucestershire: Clarendon Press Oxford, 1997.

Hemenway, David. Private Guns Public Health. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004.

Hemenway, David. While We Were Sleeping: Success Stories in Injury and Violence Prevention. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Hemenway, David. Monitoring and Compliance: The Political Economy of Inspection. Greenwich: Jai Press, 1985.

Hood, Christopher, Henry Rothstein and Robert Baldwin. The Government of Risks: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.  

Regulatory Models

Harm Reduction/Problem-Oriented Regulatory Operations

Sparrow, Malcolm K. The Regulatory Craft. Washington: The Brookings Institution Press, 2000.

Sparrow, Malcolm K. The Character of Harms. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Sparrow, Malcolm K. Handcuffed: What Holds Policing Back, and the Keys to Reform. Washington: The Brookings Institution Press, 2016.

Smart Regulation

Gunningham, Neil. Regulating Workplace Safety: Systems and Sanctions. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Gunningham, Neil, Peter Grabovsky and Darren Sinclair. Smart Regulation: Designing Environmental Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Responsive Regulation

Ayres, Ian and John Braithwaite. Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Braithwaite, John. Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Really Responsive Risk-Based Regulation

Black, Julia and Robert Baldwin. “Really responsive regulation.” LSE Law, Society, Economy Working Papers 15 (2007): 1-47.

Black, Julia and Robert Baldwin. “Really responsive risk-based regulation.” Law and Policy 32 (2) (2010): 181-213.

Black, Julia and Robert Baldwin. “When risk-based regulation aims low: a strategic framework.” Regulation and Governance 6 (2012): 131-148.

Right-Touch Regulation

Professional Standards Authority (2015), Right Touch Regulation (rev.), London

Professional Standards Authority (2015), Rethinking Regulation, London

Professional Standards Authority (2016), Right Touch Assurance: A Methodology for Assessing and Assuring Occupational Risk of Harm, London.—a-methodology-for-assessing-and-assuring-occupational-risk-of-harm.pdf?sfvrsn=0

Professional Standards Authority (2016), Regulation Rethought: Proposals for Reform, London.

Risk-Based Regulation

Hutter, Bridget M. “The attractions of risk-based regulation: accounting for the emergence of risk ideas in regulation.” LSE ESRC Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation Discussion Paper 33 (2005): 1-17.

Rothstein, Henry, Phil Irving, Terry Walden and Roger Yearsley. “The risks of risk-based regulation: Insights from the environmental policy domain.” Environment International 32(8) (2006): 1056–1065

Black, Julia. “Risk-based regulation: Choices, practices and lessons being learned.” OECD Risk and Regulatory Policy (2010): 185-224.

Financial Services Commission of Ontario (2011), Risk-Based Regulation: Framework Document,

Rothstein, Henry, Olivier Borraz and Michael Huber. “Risk and limits of governance: Exploring varied patterns of risk-based governance across Europe.” Regulation and Governance 7(2) (2013): 215-235.

Professional Standards Authority (2015), The Role of Risk in Regulatory Policy, London.

The Actuaries Institute Injury Schemes Seminar (2015), The Challenges and Benefits of Risk-Based Regulation in Achieving Scheme Outcomes,

Regulatory Governance

OECD (2010), Regulatory Governance: The New Frontier,

OECD (2014), The Governance of Regulators, OECD Publishing, Paris

Performance Measurement and Program Evaluation

Behn, Robert D. The PerformanceStat Potential: A Leadership Strategy for Producing Results. Washington: The Brookings Institution Press, 2014.

Behn, Robert D. Leadership Counts: Lessons for Public Managers from the Massachusetts Welfare, Training, and Employment Program by Robert Behn. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

Behn, Robert D. and James Vaupel. Quick Analysis for Busy Decision Makers. New York: Basic Books, 1982. 

McDavid, James C., Irene Huse and Laura R.L. Hawthorn. Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement: An Introduction to Practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications Inc., 2013.

Data Analytics and Information Management

Davenport, Thomas H., Jeanne G. Harris and Robert Morison. Analytics at Work: Smarter Decisions, Better Results. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, 2010.

Davenport, Thomas H. and Jinho Kim. Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics. Boston: Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, 2013.

Davenport, Thomas H. and Laurence Prusak. Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1998.

Provost, Foster and Tom Fawcett. Data Science for Business: What You Need to Know About Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2013.

Risk Management

Hubbard, Douglas W. The Failure of Risk Management: How It’s Broken and How to Fix It. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Hubbard, Douglas W. How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of “Intangibles” in Business. 3rd ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.