Spring 2013


Spring 2013

Thursday, February 14
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS
Reinforcing Regulatory Regimes: How States, Civil Society, and Codes of Conduct Promote Adherence to Global Labor Standards
Michael W. Toffel
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
> Read the paper by Michael W. Toffel, Jodi L. Short, and Melissa Ouellet
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Thursday, February 21
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS
The Labor Market Impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling Moratorium
Joseph Aldy
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Faculty Chair, Regulatory Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School

Thursday, February 28
11:45am-1:00pm, Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS
The Health Effects of Coal Electricity Generation in India: Implications for Pollution Regulation
Maureen Cropper,
Distinguished University Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
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Wednesday, March 13
1:00-2:15, Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS
The Reality of Precaution:  Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe
Jonathan Wiener
William R. and Thomas L. Perkins Professor of Law, Professor of Environmental Policy and Professor of Public Policy, Duke University Law School
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Thursday, April 4
11:45am-1:00pm, Fainsod, 3rd Floor, Littauer Building, HKS
Who Gains and Who Loses? Assessing the Distributional Effects of Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulations
Lisa Robinson, Fainsod, 3rd Floor, Littauer Building, HKS
Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Harvard Kennedy School
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Tuesday, April 16
11:45am-1:00pm, Nye A, 5th Floor, Taubman Building, HKS
Swaps Market Reform: Increasing Transparency and Lowering Risk
Gary Gensler
Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
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