Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The Puzzle of Private Rulemaking: Expertise, Flexibility, and Blame Avoidance in Regulation

Private regulation of transplant organs instead of traditional control by a government agency may surprise some observers, but the practice lends itself to quick decision-making by experts and lets the politicians off the hook for how organs are allocated.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2005-014
  • Author(s): David L. Weimer