Published Books and Articles


Published books and articles:

Edward Balleisen, Lori Bennear, Kim Krawiec and Jonathan Wiener, eds.Policy Shock: Recalibrating Risk and Regulation after Oil Spills, Nuclear Accidents, and Financial Crises (Cambridge University Press, November 2017). Book with 18 chapters examining how regulatory systems in the US, Europe and Japan have responded after crisis events, and recommending institutional structures and strategies for regulators to prepare to learn from future crises.

Mercy B. DeMenno, Technocracy, democracy, and public policy: An evaluation of public participation in retrospective regulatory review. Regulation & Governance. doi:10.1111/rego.12173 (October 2017)

Jonathan B. WienerClimate Policy in the new US Administration, Climate Economics Chair. (June 2017)

Jonathan B. Wiener, “Precaution,” chapter in the Encyclopedia of Environmental Law, volume on Principles of Environmental Law (Michael Faure, Ludwig Kramer and Emanuela Orlando, eds.) (IUCN and Edward Elgar, forthcoming).

Jonathan B. Wiener, and Daniel L. Ribeiro, “Environmental Regulation Going Retro: Learning Foresight from Hindsight,” — Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law — 32 Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law 1-73 (2016).

Jonas Monast, Brian Murray and Jonathan B. Wiener, “On Morals, Markets, and Climate Change,” 80 Law and Contemporary Problems  135-162 (2017).

Jonathan B. Wiener and Alberto Alemanno, “Comparing Regulatory Oversight Bodies: US OIRA and the EU RSB,” in Susan Rose-Ackerman & Peter Lindseth, eds., Comparative Administrative Law (2d ed., Edward Elgar, September 2017).

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Beyond Bankruptcy: Resolution as a Macroprudential Regulatory Tool” (work-in-progress), available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Secured Transactions and Financial Stability: Regulatory Challenges,” available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Too Big to Fool: Moral Hazard, Bailouts, and Corporate Responsibility,” forthcoming 102Minnesota Law Review (issue no. 2, Dec. 2017), available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Regulating Complacency: Human Limitations and Legal Efficacy,” forthcoming 93 Notre Dame Law Review (issue no. 3, January 2018), available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “A Proposal for UNCITRAL Research: A Model-Law Approach to Sovereign Debt Restructuring,” selected by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) for presentation at its 50th anniversary Congress (July 2017), available at and

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Rethinking Corporate Governance for a Bondholder Financed, Systemically Risky World,” 58 William & Mary Law Review 1335 (2017); also available at

Melissa Jacoby, “Presiding Over Municipal Bankruptcies: Then, Now, and Puerto Rico,” American Bankruptcy Law Journal (forthcoming 2017)

Anna Birkenbach, DJ Kaczan, and MD Smith, “Catch shares slow the race to fish.” Nature 544 (April 5, 2017).

Jonathan B. Wiener, Arthur Petersen, John Graham, Ken Oye, Ortwin Renn, Christina Benighaus, and Marie-Valentine Florin, “Transatlantic Patterns of Risk Regulation: Implications for International Trade and Cooperation,” International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) report to the European Parliament (April 2017). PDF

Andrea Renda, “How can Sustainable Development Goals be ‘mainstreamed’ in the EU’s Better Regulation Agenda?” Centre for European Policy Studies (12 March 2017)

Alexander D. Bolton, John M. de Figueiredo, and David E. Lewis, “Will Federal Employees Work for a President They Disagree With?” Harvard Business Review (February 10, 2017)

Martin D. Smith, Atle Oglendc, A. Justin Kirkpatrick, Frank Asche, Lori S. Bennear, J. Kevin Craig, and James M. Nance, “Seafood prices reveal impacts of a major ecological disturbance” PNAS 114:7 (February 2017)

Golden, Jay S., John Virdin, Douglas Nowacek, Patrick Halpin, Lori S. Bennear and Pawan G. Patil, “Making sure the blue economy is green,”  Nature: Ecology and Evolution, 1:0017 (January 24, 2017)

Edward J. BalleisenFraud: An American History from Barnum to MadoffPrinceton, NJ: Princeton University Press (January 2017).

Viswanath Pingali. Competition law and innovation,”, View from IIMA (January 9, 2017)

Peter H. Sand and Jonathan B. Wiener, “Towards a New International Law of the Atmosphere?” Göttingen Journal of International Law 7: 195-223 (November 2016),

Renda, A. (2016), Selecting and Designing European ICT Innovation Policies, Report for the European Commission, Joint Research Centre and Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, Publications Office of the European Union, November 2016.

Renda, A. (2016), Yes, he can, CEPS Policy Insight No. 2016/01, November 2016.

Andrea Renda, Federico Biagi, Marc Bogdanowicz. Paul Desruelle, & Nikolaus Thumm,
Selecting and Designing European ICT Innovation Policies” Publications Office of the European Union, EUR – Scientific and Technical Research Reports (2016)

Andrea Renda, “From Impact Assessment to the Policy Cycle: Drawing Lessons from the EU’s Better-Regulation Agenda” University of Calgary School of Public Policy SPP Technical Paper, Vol. 9, Iss. 33 (October 2016)

Renda, A. (2016), From Impact Assessment to the Policy Cycle: Drawing Lessons from the EU’s Better-Regulation Agenda (October 20, 2016). SPP Technical Paper, Volume 9, Issue 33, October 2016.

Ashford, N. and A. Renda (2016), Aligning policies for low-carbon systemic innovation in Europe, CEPS-i24c Special report, October 2016.

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Misalignment: Corporate Risk-Taking and Public Duty,” 92 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (Nov. 2016); also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Securitization and Post-Crisis Financial Regulation,” 101 Cornell Law Review Online 115 (2016), also available at and at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Regulating Financial Change: A Functional Approach,” 100 Minnesota Law Review 1441 (2016), also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Model-Law Approach,” 6 Journal of Globalization and Development 343 (2016), also available at, and at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Shadow Banking and Regulation in China and other Developing Countries,” available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, Keynote Address, “Regulating Governance in the Public Interest: The Case of Systemic Risk,” available at

Jennifer Kuzma. “A missed opportunity for US biotechnology regulation.” Science 353: 1211-1213 (September 2016)

Renda, A. (2016), Regulation and R&I policies. Comparing Europe and the United States. Special Report for the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, June 2016.

Renda, A. (2016), Winners and Losers in the Global Race for ultra-Fast Broadband. A Cautionary Tale from Europe, MadDonald Laurier Institute Working Paper, June 2016.

Jonathan B. Wiener“The Tragedy of the Uncommons: On the Politics of Apocalypse,” Global Policy 7: 67-80 (issue S1, May 2016),

Jonathan B. Wiener“Precaution and Climate Change,” in Cinnamon Carlarne, Kevin R. Gray and Richard Tarasofsky, eds., The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law (Oxford Univ. Press, May 2016),

Cunningham, Samuel, Lori S. Bennear, and Martin D. Smith (2016) “Spillovers in Regional Fisheries Management: Do Catch Shares Cause Leakage?” Land Economics. 92(2): 344-362.

Renda, A. (2016), How Deep is the Ocean? Notes on the Trans-Atlantic Digital Market, Paper commissioned by the German Marshall Fund., Chapter 3 in Xavier-Bender(2016), “Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Why the Digital Single Market Matters for Transatlantic Relations.”

Renda, A. (2016), Regulation in the layered Internet ecosystem: challenges and myths, in the Book “A Level Playing Field for the Digital Ecosystem: Protecting User’s Rights Online”, written by the Technical University of Madrid and Commissioned by Fundación Telefónica.

Renda, A. (2016), European UnionEdward Elgar Handbook of Regulatory Impact Assessment, Edited by Claire A. Dunlop and Claudio M. Radaelli, University of Exeter, UK.

Jonathan B. Wiener and Daniel L. Ribeiro“Impact Assessment: Diffusion and Integration,” in Francesca Bignami & David Zaring, eds., Comparative Law and Regulation: Understanding the Global Regulatory Process (Edward Elgar, 2016).

Reeve T. Bull, Neysun Mahboubi, Richard B. Stewart and Jonathan B. Wiener“New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation: The Challenge of TTIP, TPP and Mega-Regional Trade Agreements,” Law & Contemporary Problems 78 (no. 4): 1-29 (2015) (introduction to symposium issue published in early 2016, on how regulators can cooperate, such as to reduce trade barriers, to learn about regulatory choices and their consequences, and to improve social outcomes).

Jonathan B. Wiener and Alberto Alemanno“The Future of International Regulatory Cooperation: TTIP as a Learning Process toward a Global Policy Laboratory,” Law & Contemporary Problems 78: 103-136 (2015).

Matthew D. Adler, Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis, Oxford University Press, 2012

“Flexible Environmental Regulation.” Lori Snyder Bennear, Cary Coglianese. U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-03 ; U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-05. 2012

The Paradox of Stretch Goals: Organizations in the Pursuit of the Seemingly Impossible. Sim Sitkin, Kelly See,  C. Chet Miller, Michael Lawless, Andrew Carton. Academy of Management Review.  2011, Vol. 36, No. 3.  544-566

Capture in Financial Regulation: Can We Redirect It Toward the Common Good?”  Lawrence BaxterCornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 21.1 (2011). (Prepared for 2011 Rethinking Regulation meeting, co-sponsored by the Tobin Project)

Incorporating Evaluation into the Regulatory Process.” Lori Bennear and Katherine Dickinson. Duke Environmental Economics Working Paper Series. Working Paper EE 11-06 (July 2011).  (Prepared for 2011 Rethinking Regulation meeting, co-sponsored by the Tobin Project)

Cox, James. “Staging and Scaling Regulation: Lessons From the SEC.” Working paper. (Prepared for 2011 Rethinking Regulation meeting, co-sponsored by the Tobin Project)

Omarova, Saule. “Bankers, Bureaucrats, and Guardians: Toward Tripartism in Financial Services Regulation.” Working paper. (Prepared for 2011 Rethinking Regulation meeting, co-sponsored by the Tobin Project)

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Excessive Corporate Risk-Taking and the Decline of Personal Blame,” 65 Emory Law Journal 533 (2015), also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Regulating Systemic Risk in Insurance” (with Daniel Schwarcz), 81 University of Chicago Law Review 1569 (2014); also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “The Governance Structure of Shadow Banking: Rethinking Assumptions About Limited Liability,” 90 Notre Dame Law Review 1 (2014); also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Ring-Fencing,” 87 Southern California Law Review 69 (2013); also available at

Steven L. Schwarcz, “Regulating Ex Post: How Law Can Address the Inevitability of Financial Failure” (with Iman Anabtawi), 92 Texas Law Review 75 (2013); also available at