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J. Clarence Davies
Senior Fellow
J. Clarence Davies is a political scientist who, during the last 30 years, has written several books and numerous articles about environmental policy. He chaired the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Decision Making for Regulating Chemicals in the Environment. In addition, while serving as a consultant to the President's Advisory Council on Executive Organization, he co-authored the reorganization plan that created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Davies has held positions as assistant professor of public policy at Princeton University; executive vice president of the Conservation Foundation; assistant administrator for policy at the EPA; and executive director of the National Commission on the Environment. 
Featured Publications
Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology
J. Clarence Davies
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars | April 2009
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Lessons from the Case Studies
Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, Thomas Sterner, and J. Clarence (Terry) Davies
Choosing Environmental Policy: Comparing Instruments and Outcomes in the United States and Europe | Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenster, and Thomas Sterner, eds. | RFF Press | 2004 | Chapter 12
Pollution Control in United States
J. Clarence Davies and Jan Mazurek
RFF Press | 1998
Regulating Pollution
J. Clarence Davies and Jan Mazurek
RFF Press | 1997
Social Values in Environmental Regulation
Robert Hersh, Terry Davies, and Jan Mazurek
Regulating Pollution: Does the U.S. System Work? | Terry Davies and Jan Mazurek, eds. | Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press | 1997
Industry Incentives for Environmental Improvement: Evaluation of U.S. Federal Initiatives
J. Clarence Davies
Washington, D.C.: Global Environmental Management Initiative | 1996
Comparing Environmental Risks
J. Clarence Davies, Editor
RFF Press | 1996
Environmental Protection Agency
J. Clarence Davies
Encyclopedia of the Environment | Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin Company | 1994
Environmental Regulation and Technical Change: Overview and Observations
J. Clarence Davies
Keeping Pace with Science and Engineering: Case Studies in Environmental Regulation | Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Engineering | 1993
The United States: Experiment and Fragmentation
J. Clarence Davies
Integrated Pollution Control in Europe and North America | Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation and the Institute for European Environmental Policy | 1990
The Environmental Protection Act: An Integrated Pollution Control Law
J. Clarence Davies
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1988
Risk Communication
J. Clarence Davies, co-editor
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1987
A Multimedia Approach to Pollution Control: Cross-Media Problems
J. Clarence Davies
Pollutants in a Multimedia Environment | New York, NY: Plenum Press | 1986
Risk Assessment and Risk Control
J. Clarence Davies
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1985
Training for Environmental Groups
J. Clarence Davies, co-author
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1984
Controlling Cross-Media Pollutants
J. Clarence Davies, co-author
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1984
Environmental Institutions and the Reagan Administration
J. Clarence Davies
Environmental Policy in the 1980s | Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press | 1984
Significant New Use Rules for Existing Chemicals
J. Clarence Davies, co-author
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1983
Overall Costs and Benefits
J. Clarence Davies
TSCA's Impact on Society and the Chemical Industry | Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society | 1983
Determining Unreasonable Risks
J. Clarence Davies
Strategies for Public Health | New York, NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. | 1981
Regulatory Issues in Toxic Substances Control Legislation
J. Clarence Davies
Mechanisms of Toxicity and Hazard Evaluation | Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers | 1980
Determining Unreasonable Risk
J. Clarence Davies
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1979
Business and Environment: Toward Common Ground
J. Clarence Davies, co-editor
Washington, D.C.: The Conservation Foundation | 1977
Obstacles to Cleaner Air
J. Clarence Davies
Air Pollution and Administrative Control | Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press | 1977
Measuring the Social Costs of Technological and Environmental Change
J. Clarence Davies
Social Research and Public Policies | Hanover, NH: The Public Affairs Center | 1975
How Does the Agenda Get Set?
J. Clarence Davies
The Governance of Common Property Resources | Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press | 1974
The Role of Environmental Indices in Regional Management
J. Clarence Davies
Environmental Management in the Colorado River Basin | Logan, UT: Utah State University Press | 1974
The Impact of Federal Institutional Arrangements
J. Clarence Davies
Federal Environmental Law | St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. | 1974
U.S. Energy Policy
J. Clarence Davies
Growing Against Ourselves: The Energy-Environment Tangle | Boston, MA: Lexington Books | 1974
The Politics of Pollution
J. Clarence Davies
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill | 1970
Neighborhood Groups and Urban Renewal
J. Clarence Davies
New York, NY: Columbia University Press | 1966
A Little Risky Business
Thursday, November 22, 2007
The Economist
Regulation, Risk Analysis
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