Should the Circle Be Unbroken?: A Review of the Honorable Stephen Breyer's 'Breaking the Vicious Circle: Toward Effective Risk Regulation'
Victor Byers Flatt
UNC Chapel Hill School of Law; University of Houston Global Energy Management Institute
April 15, 1994
Environmental Law, Vol. 24, No. 1707, 1994
In Breaking the Vicious Circle, The Honorable Stephen Breyer posits that the public's approach to risk regulation is irrational. This article suggests that Justice Breyer has mis-identified the problem. That rather than being irrational, regulators and scientists have failed to examine the important issues to persons concerning how risk is allocated.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: risk regulation, economics, environmental regulation, environment, toxic torts, RCRA
JEL Classification: D10, D39, D63, D81, I18, K23, K32Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 16, 2012
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