The production and use of knowledge in regulatory impact assessment
Hertin, Julia ;  Jacob, Klaus ;  Pesch, Udo ;  Pacchi, Carolina ;  ;  Forschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik (FFU), Freie Universität Berlin

HaupttitelThe production and use of knowledge in regulatory impact assessment
Titelzusatzan empirical analysis
AutorHertin, Julia
AutorJacob, Klaus
AutorPesch, Udo
AutorPacchi, Carolina
Institution/KörperschaftForschungsstelle für Umweltpolitik (FFU), Freie Universität Berlin
Seitenzahl22 S.
Schriftenreihe FFU-report ; 01-2009
DDC320 Politik
ZusammenfassungRegulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) - understood as the formalised analytical
activities initiated or carried out by central government administrations when
designing specific policy instruments - is currently receiving high levels of political
attention. It is seen as a tool to improve regulatory quality and to promote
cross-cutting objectives such as sustainable development. Often conceived as an
economic analysis of costs and benefits, RIA tends to be depicted as ‘neutral’
assessment process that informs decision makers about ‘facts’. This does not
explain, of course, why RIA often becomes an arena for political conflict involving
both government departments and stakeholders. Based on empirical research
on the design and practical application of RIA across the European Union,
this paper explores the relationship between RIA, policy-making and politics.
The aim is to shed light on what knowledge is produced, how it is used by
different actors and what role it plays in decision-making. Based on this analysis,
we explore to what extent and under what conditions RIA can serve as a tool
for more evidence-based and sustainability-oriented policy-making processes.
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Fachbereich/EinrichtungForschungszentrum für Umweltpolitik
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