David Vogel

David J. Vogel

Professor of Haas School of Business; Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Dept of Political Science
Haas School of Business
(510) 642-5294
Research Expertise and Interest
American politics, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, environmental policy, business-government relations, comparative study of consumer and environmental regulation, trade and environment, risk regulation, European Union
Research Description

Professor Vogel received his Ph.D. from Princeton University, Department of Politics, in 1974. Vogel's research focuses on business-government relations with a particular emphasis on the comparative and international dimensions of health, safety, and environmental regulation, and corporate social responsibilty. He teaches classes on international private and public regulation, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, environmental policy and management, and business and politics. His books include The Market for Virtue:The Potential and Limits of Corporate Social Responsiblity (2005), Barriers or Benefits? Regulation in Transatlantic Trade (Brookings, 1998), Kindred Strangers: The Uneasy Relationship Between Business and Politics in America (Princeton University Press, 1996) and Trading Up: Consumer and Environmental Regulation in a Global Economy (Harvard University Press, 1995). He is also the author of The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States, (Princeton University Press, 2012)

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