Analysis

Administration Articulates Only Fine Distinctions in Defending Health Care Reform

Administration Articulates Only Fine Distinctions in Defending Health Care Reform

Solicitor General limits his Supreme Court arguments to the specifics of health insurance.

Comparing the Presidential Candidates’ Energy Policies

Comparing the Presidential Candidates’ Energy Policies

Obama and his Republican rivals seek different paths to energy independence.

Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Social welfare function incorporates distributional considerations into policy analysis.

Environmental Regulation Should Not Distort Competition

Environmental Regulation Should Not Distort Competition

Policy makers must consider how environmental regulation affects markets.

Reconciling Cost-Benefit Analysis with the Precautionary Principle

Reconciling Cost-Benefit Analysis with the Precautionary Principle

CBA methodology can respond to societal risk-aversion.

Santorum’s Views on Regulation

Santorum’s Views on Regulation

Republican presidential candidate says he would revoke “irrational” regulation.

Regulatory Conference Discusses Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests

Regulatory Conference Discusses Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests

Regulatory conference highlights need for defined governance of laboratory developed diagnostic testing.

Mitt Romney’s Ideas about Environmental and Energy Policy

Mitt Romney’s Ideas about Environmental and Energy Policy

Republican front-runner proposes reining in regulation while increasing production of domestic energy sources.

Randomizing Regulation

Randomizing Regulation

Governments can best determine the efficacy of regulations through randomized trials.

The Value of Codifying a National Approach to Licensing Military-Affiliated Health Care Providers

The Value of Codifying a National Approach to Licensing Military-Affiliated Health Care Providers

Statutory change will ease medical training and health care delivery by the Department of Defense.

Should the FTC Regulate Privacy on Social Networking Sites?

Should the FTC Regulate Privacy on Social Networking Sites?

A recent paper argues that regulation of social networking sites could help protect privacy and reduce litigation.

The Role of Regulation in Preventing Obesity

The Role of Regulation in Preventing Obesity

Legal scholar argues for combating obesity by regulating advertising and providing economic incentives.