Fall 2012


Fall 2012

Thursday, September 13
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer
The SO2 Allowance Trading System: 
The Ironic History of a Grand Policy Experiment
Robert N. Stavins
Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, 
Harvard Kennedy School
> Read the paper by Richard Schmalensee and Robert N. Stavins
> Read the Harvard Gazette story
> Watch the video of this seminar

Thursday, September 20
11:45am-1:00pm, Fainsod, L-324
The Politics of Precaution: 
Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks 
in Europe and the United States

David Vogel
Professor, Department of Political Science 
and Haas School of Business,University of California, Berkeley
> Watch the video of this seminar

Thursday, October 4
11:45am-1:00pm, Fainsod, L-324
Positive v. Normative Justifications for Cost-Benefit Analysis
James K. Hammitt
Professor of Economics & Decision Sciences, 
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health
> Read the paper
> Review the presentation

Thursday, October 11
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer
Regulatory Breakdown: The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation
Cary Coglianese
Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science and Director of the Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Matthew Baum
Marvin Kalb Professor of Global Communications, Harvard Kennedy School
Richard Zeckhauser
Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School
> Watch the video of this seminar
> Read the HKS News story about this seminar

Thursday, October 25
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer
Beyond Rio+20: Collective Action within the Financial Sector
Matthew Arnold
Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase
Lance Pierce
Executive Director, Ceres
Namrita Kapur
Director of Strategy for the Corporate Partnerships Program, Environmental Defense Fund
Organized jointly with the HKS Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

Thursday, November 15
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer
Mandatory Regulatory Review at Independent Agencies
Nancy Nord
Commissioner, US Consumer Products Safety Commission

Nancy Nord

> Watch the video of this seminar
> Read the HKS News story about this seminar

Thursday, November 29
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor Belfer
Deciding by Default
Cass R. Sunstein, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
> Read the paper
> Read the HKS News story about this seminar