Dynamic Regulation for Innovation

Perspectives in Law, Business & Innovation (Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal, Toshiyuki Kono & Erik P.M. Vermeulen eds.), New York Springer (2016)

U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-22

30 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2016

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Wulf A. Kaal

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law

Date Written: August 27, 2016

Abstract

A large consensus in the literature suggests that law has a diminishing capacity to react to innovation. After summarizing the commonalities between the law and technology literature and the literature on dynamic regulation in the analysis of the so-called pacing problem between regulation and innovation, the chapter evaluates proposed remedies for the pacing problem and distinguishes dynamic regulatory remedies.

Keywords: Growth of Technology, Innovation, Regulation of Innovation, Pacing Problem, Dynamic Regulation, Feedback Effects, Optimized Information for Regulation, Anticipatory Regulation

JEL Classification: K20, K23, K32, L43, L5, O31, O32

Suggested Citation

Kaal, Wulf A., Dynamic Regulation for Innovation (August 27, 2016). Perspectives in Law, Business & Innovation (Mark Fenwick, Wulf A. Kaal, Toshiyuki Kono & Erik P.M. Vermeulen eds.), New York Springer (2016) ; U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-22. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2831040 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2831040

Wulf A. Kaal (Contact Author)

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law ( email )

MSL 400, 1000 La Salle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN Minnesota 55403-2005
United States

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