Opinion

Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust

Responding to COVID-19 Without Public Trust

Despite a robust regulatory scheme, Chilean officials struggle to follow experts and respond to COVID-19 effectively.

Will the EU Make its Better Regulation Strategy Truly Better?

Will the EU Make its Better Regulation Strategy Truly Better?

The pandemic offers the chance for the European Union to expand the scope of better regulation through innovation.

Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Caught Between Denialism and Technocratic Hubris

Brazil’s COVID-19 Response is Caught Between Denialism and Technocratic Hubris

Self-interested and apathetic policies by its executive made Brazil one of the most infected countries in the world.

Regulatory Uncertainty Over Emergency Powers in Switzerland

Regulatory Uncertainty Over Emergency Powers in Switzerland

Democratic process and federalism concerns raise questions about the Swiss government’s COVID-19 policies.

Regulatory Delivery Lessons From COVID-19 Responses

Regulatory Delivery Lessons From COVID-19 Responses

Amid uncertainty, countries must learn from previous inadequacies in risk-based regulation and compliance measures.

Mexico’s Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus

Mexico’s Untimely Fight Against Coronavirus

Mexico’s citizens and economy suffer because the President failed to invoke the only constitutional tool to fight COVID-19.

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

COVID-19 and Access to Medical Care in the United States

Although Congress has failed to take big steps to ensure access to COVID-19 care, states are taking small but significant steps.

President Trump’s Regulatory Process Changes Will Not Stick

President Trump’s Regulatory Process Changes Will Not Stick

The Trump Administration’s regulatory rollbacks will not have staying power among future administrations.

Undoing the Regulatory Policies of the Trump Administration

Undoing the Regulatory Policies of the Trump Administration

The Administration has taken an aggressive approach in using legal tools to advance its regulatory agenda.

A Fuller Picture of the Trump Administration’s Regulatory Agenda

A Fuller Picture of the Trump Administration’s Regulatory Agenda

President Trump’s deregulatory agenda may have lasting effects beyond the term of his presidency.

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Old Norms and New Challenges in Spain’s Response to COVID-19

Executive and legislative branches of Spain’s government wield debatable legal authority in times of crisis.

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

The Trump Administration’s Pandemic Response Is Structured to Fail

Poor organizational choices have hampered the government’s management of COVID-19.