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Regulation and the challenges of designing effective programmes of regulation


Dr Gary Lynch-Wood is a Visiting Associate Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He research interests are regulation and the challenges of designing effective programmes of regulation. His main focus has been on the regulatory strategies for fostering greater levels of corporate social and environmental responsibility, but he has also examined governance and regulatory structures in relation to the provision of health and welfare as well as into the provision of higher education . He has published widely on subject of regulation in leading journals (e.g., Journal of Law and Society, Journal of Environmental Law, Journal of Business Ethics, Environmental Politics, Regulation & Governance). His recent book, The Structure of Regulation, provides a general theory for understanding why regulation succeeds and fails, and it has been described by leading scholars as “A fine new contribution” and as taking “a substantial step forward”.