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Regulations and Standards: Diffusion, Fragmentation and Harmonization(2017_2_20_007)


Regulations and standards for protecting health, safety and the environment are on the increase globally. Some of the regulations have diffused from other countries. This research project examines the determinants behind the diffusion and the interaction among policies and countries when a policy spreads between countries.


April 2017 - March 2019

Members of the Research Project
[ Organizer ] Michida Etsuyo
[ Co-researcher ] Kojima Michikazu
[ Co-researcher ] Yanai Akiko
[ Co-researcher ] Vogel David (Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business)
[ Co-researcher ] Naiki Yoshiko (Associate Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy)
[ Co-researcher ] Shiraishi Kenji (Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy)
[ Co-researcher ] Humphrey John (Visiting Professor, School of Business, University of Sussex )

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