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Precautionary Politics: explaining the shift in global regulatory leadership from the United States

Department of International Relations and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment public lecture

Professor Vogel explains why the US and EU have traded places in risk regulation since the 1990s, with the EU now adopting more risk averse policies in the field of health, safety and environmental protection.

David Vogel is the Solomon P Lee Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and author of The Politics of Precaution.

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Professor David Vogel | talks
(Chair) Dr Robert Falkner | talks


Date and Time:

10 May 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



New Theatre, East Building
London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton Street

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London School of Economics & Political Science
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