Risk Regulation


Among the many possible approaches to managing risks, regulation is one of the most frequently used. Regulation comes in many forms, hard and soft: legislation, public or private regulation, certification and standards, etc.

Regulatory performance, efficacy or cost-effectiveness is often a challenge. IRGC is particularly interested in how planned adaptive governance or regulation can improve overall performance and acceptability in fields marked by fast technological change and uncertainty.

  • What do we mean by “Planned Adaptive Regulation”?
    See a summary presentation here (2018).