Basic courses B: Evidence Development Methodologies Required Electives

Title 10. Risk and Regulatory Policy
Held by the Graduate School of : Public Policy
Number : 5122410
Held by the Graduate School of : Engineering
Number : 3792-154
Instructor KISHIMOTO Atsuo
Schedule S1S2
/ Thu 4th [14:55-16:40]
Language English
Credit 2
Room School of Law Bldg. 305
Abstract [Learning outcomes]
To have a clear understanding of the idea of "risk" applicable to diverse subjects.
To have a sense of developing "risk regulations" in various fields in an evidence-based way.
To have knowledge on the utility of, and the way to conduct "regulatory impact analysis/assessment (RIA)".
To have a capability of analyzing "real risk issues" in a consistent way for preparing better regulatory policies.

[Contents of each class]
The class consists of the following three components:
A) "Key phrases" will be introduced in each class with related classic paper(s).
B) "Real world risk regulations" will be discussed for one risk issue in each class from the viewpoint of how risks have been assessed and managed in Japan.
C) "Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA)": RIA document(s) covering the similar topics as "real world risk regulation" will be introduced from cases in the US, UK, EU, Australia, Canada or Japan.