Analysis

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.

Online Regulatory Consultation in China

Online Regulatory Consultation in China

The Communist Party uses e-rulemaking to maintain its popularity.

Environmental Enforcement: More Than Just a Cost of Doing Business

Environmental Enforcement: More Than Just a Cost of Doing Business

Economists investigate responses to civil and criminal enforcements of environmental violations.

Regulatory Year in Review: 2011

Regulatory Year in Review: 2011

Cost-benefit analysis, Europe’s E. coli outbreak, health care antitrust, environmental regulation, and more … as discussed in our top analysis posts from 2011.

How China Outsmarted the WTO

How China Outsmarted the WTO

China uses regulation to protect state-owned companies and increase authoritarian rule.

GAO Says Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Should be Improved

GAO Says Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Should be Improved

Financial regulation needs more rigorous analysis and better interagency communication.

Legal Support for EPA’s Postponement of Assurance Penalties in the Air Transport Rule

Legal Support for EPA’s Postponement of Assurance Penalties in the Air Transport Rule

Penn Law’s Environmental Law Project submits comment supporting EPA proposed rule.

Consumer Choice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Consumer Choice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Whether government should prevent consumers from making mistakes remains an open question.

The Rise of Eurolegalism

The Rise of Eurolegalism

Europe is increasingly adopting its own form of adversarial legalism.