Opinion

Trump’s Alternative Economics of Climate Change

The Trump Administration’s new social cost of carbon policy muddies the waters.

Putting in Perspective Trump’s Unwinding of Obama’s Climate Policy

Both President Trump and environmental advocates overstate the effects of repealing the Clean Power Plan.

With the Close of This Chapter, a Final Story

The Regulatory Review’s editor-in-chief reflects on the publication’s past year of coverage, against the backdrop of a fast-changing regulatory world.

Announcing The Regulatory Review

This publication’s new name and newly designed website constitute a significant step forward, in furtherance of its mission of public service.

Will Congressional Review Act Repeals Change Agency Behavior?

The Trump Administration’s embrace of a seldom-used law may undermine future regulatory efforts.

The Misguided Regulatory Accountability Act

Bill aimed at regulatory reform would reintroduce burdensome administrative requirements.

The Role of Federal Judges in the Modern Administrative State

Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings offer a key opportunity to examine a judge’s philosophy on the judiciary’s proper role under the Constitution.

Discretion and Judicial Review in European Environmental Law

Balancing the discretion afforded to multinational and domestic authorities presents special challenges to judges in ensuring effective application of European Union environmental law.

Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

Agency sees increased effectiveness after incorporating feedback from courts and academics.

It Takes “Alternative Math” to Claim That Redistribution Is Futile

A regulation that provides a benefit in excess of a cost while helping the disadvantaged subsets of society should be seen as doubly wise.

Encourage Vaping to Help Reduce Smoking

Scholar argues that governments should embrace vaping’s smoking-cessation potential.

Bank Culture in the Trump Era

Scholar examines the ways in which bank culture contributed to the financial crisis—and their implications for the Trump Administration.