Analysis

FDA’s Authority to Regulate Off-Label Promotion

Expert argues that federal law gives regulator authority to restrict unauthorized drug uses.

The Case for Regulating Tax Return Preparers

Researchers insist that tax return preparers should be required to demonstrate competency.

Navigating Sales Taxes in Online Markets

States reconsider traditional sales tax requirements for e-commerce retailers.

Regulating the Family by Regulating Labor

Scholar argues that U.S. labor regulation historically has been grounded in gendered assumptions about families.

Broadening Access to Postsecondary Education

A recent New York City initiative attempts to remove barriers to higher education.

Let the Carbon Auctioneer Beware

Study shows that carbon-trading programs may produce less revenue in concentrated markets.

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.

Regulation and the Local Food Movement

New study suggests that cities can encourage local food production and consumption through smarter regulations.

Envisioning an Anti-Animal Cruelty Agency

Scholars propose a new federal agency to reduce abuse of agricultural animals.

Improving the Public-Private Cybersecurity Partnership

State-sponsored cyber attacks may require revamping how the government helps companies fight back.

Bolstering Supplement Regulations

Lawyer argues that United States should ramp up regulation of dietary supplements.

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

Legal scholar argues for greater reliance on entrepreneurial strategies in regulation.