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What is regulatory capture?

July 24, 2015, Philip A. Wallach

The concept of 'regulatory capture'—that special interests exert a corrosive influence on our policymaking system by capturing their regulators—is coming back into fashion in academic circles. A new edited volume seeks to reorient the scholarship around capture theory. In this post, Philip Wallach reviews the new book.

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