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Canadian Foundation Recommends Arctic Council Action

Canadian Foundation Recommends Arctic Council Action

Report suggests cautious expansion and urges funding for indigenous participants.

Week in Review

Week in Review

White House emails released on EPA soot standards, federal court upholds EPA air rule, CFPB probes Capital One’s marketing, and more.

Remembering James Q. Wilson

Remembering James Q. Wilson

The Penn Program on Regulation celebrates the life and work of scholar James Q. Wilson.

Drawing Inspiration from James Q. Wilson’s “Bureaucracy”

Drawing Inspiration from James Q. Wilson’s “Bureaucracy”

Few have had as much influence on my development as a researcher as Professor Wilson.

A Simple Solution to Ineffective Regulations

A Simple Solution to Ineffective Regulations

Two CPSC Commissioners explain how to improve consumer product safety regulation.

Jim Wilson: From Human Nature to Middle Initials

Jim Wilson: From Human Nature to Middle Initials

Jim Wilson continues to influence my professional career in unintended but delightful ways.

James Q. Wilson and Evidence-Based Government

James Q. Wilson and Evidence-Based Government

Evidence-based research was the crux of James Q. Wilson’s approach to government policy.

The Need to Protect Health from Fine Particles

The Need to Protect Health from Fine Particles

EPA must articulate and justify how its ozone decisions protect the public health.

James Q. Wilson: The (Organization) Man

James Q. Wilson: The (Organization) Man

James Q. Wilson was, above all else, a diligent and insightful student of organizations.

Grounded: Not Only in Ideas, But in Reality

Grounded: Not Only in Ideas, But in Reality

Prof. Wilson was much more than a dissertation adviser.

Week in Review

Week in Review

SEC approves database for stock trade audits, FTC considers Internet privacy fine, CFTC votes on definition of “swap”, and more.

Unbalanced Retrospective Regulatory Review

Unbalanced Retrospective Regulatory Review

Despite their potential, current retrospective reviews do not yet provide substantive reforms.