October 2011: Harvard Kennedy School highlights Preventing Capture initiative

The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) highlights the Tobin Project's Preventing Capture initiative after Tobin Project Founder David Moss offered a seminar on the topic for the Regulatory Policy Program at HKS. Speaking about the forthcoming volume, David tells the seminar audience that “The book takes a hard look at how undue influence occurs... It includes examples of when industries have captured regulators, and when they have not, and the many forms that influence can take ... Just because a regulatory agency’s decision supports a special interest’s position, we shouldn’t necessarily assume that special interest has captured the agency.”

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