How does knowledge circulate in a regulatory network? Observing a European Platform of Regulatory Authorities meeting

@article{Papadopoulos2018HowDK,
  title={How does knowledge circulate in a regulatory network? Observing a European Platform of Regulatory Authorities meeting},
  author={Yannis G. S. Papadopoulos},
  journal={Regulation \& Governance},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={431-450}
}
  • Y. Papadopoulos
  • Published 1 December 2018
  • Computer Science
  • Regulation & Governance
Multi-level networks of regulatory authorities are considered as vectors of knowledge circulation, norm diffusion, and regulatory coordination. However, this is often assumed without empirical scrutiny of the concrete “micro-dynamics” between individual participants in networks, which remain a “black box” for analysts. This paper is mainly based on direct observation and informal interviews conducted during a meeting of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities in charge of regulation of… 
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