Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Transatlantic Regulatory CooperationLegal Problems and Political Prospects$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

George A. Bermann, Matthias Herdegen, and Peter L. Lindseth

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198298922

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 29 January 2020

The ‘demand’ for international regulatory cooperation: a public-choice perspective

The ‘demand’ for international regulatory cooperation: a public-choice perspective

Chapter:
(p.146) (p.147) The ‘demand’ for international regulatory cooperation: a public-choice perspective
Source:
Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation
Author(s):

Jonathan R. Macey

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.003.0010

This chapter decisively adopts a ‘public-choice’ perspective, holding that what matters most in determining which international regulatory processes will emerge and prove effective is not some neutral institutional assessment, but rather the political motivations of regulators, bureaucrats, and other public officials. According to this view, regulators enter into international arrangements if and to the extent they determine that it is in their interest to do so. Under some circumstances, regulators may eschew commitments because the latter entail sacrifices in autonomy; increasingly, under contemporary technological and globalized conditions, regulators find that international arrangements enhance rather than weaken their authority within a national regulatory environment in which they may otherwise find their authority sharply challenged.

Keywords:   United Nations, Basle Accords, Monetary Union, public-choice view

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .