Opinion

Net-Zero Emission Pledges May Not Lead to Full Decarbonization

Net-Zero Emission Pledges May Not Lead to Full Decarbonization

Examining countries’ net-zero pledges reveals variations and loopholes that will allow for slippage in climate progress.

Think Globally on Climate, Act Locally on Leaf Blowers

Think Globally on Climate, Act Locally on Leaf Blowers

Restricting gas-powered leaf blowers can positively affect the health of people and the planet.

Control Over Litigation and Agency Rulemaking

Control Over Litigation and Agency Rulemaking

Private rights of action lead agencies to seek greater policy control through rulemaking.

Public Opinion Supports Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

Public Opinion Supports Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

The U.S. public prefers electric vehicle tax credits be open to cars manufactured anywhere.

Could Financial Disclosures Curb Climate Change?

Could Financial Disclosures Curb Climate Change?

Climate disclosures—if designed well—can bridge the gap between financial actors and regulatory goals.

Noncompete Agreements and Antitrust’s Rule of Reason

Noncompete Agreements and Antitrust’s Rule of Reason

The Federal Trade Commission should develop a nuanced approach to employee noncompete agreements.

DNA Testing is Not “Just Saliva”

DNA Testing is Not “Just Saliva”

To protect consumers, governments should step in to address the risks of DNA testing.

Outcome-Based Cooperative Regulation

Outcome-Based Cooperative Regulation

The key to improving regulation rests with strengthening its capacity to reinforce productive cooperation.

What is the Future of Regulatory Policy?

What is the Future of Regulatory Policy?

The OECD’s latest Regulatory Policy Outlook is the most forward-looking yet.

A Regulatory Reboot Cannot Neglect Artificial Intelligence

A Regulatory Reboot Cannot Neglect Artificial Intelligence

The OECD should offer recommendations on the full potential and risks of artificial intelligence in rulemaking.

Implementing Risk-Based Regulation

Implementing Risk-Based Regulation

Countries should implement risk-based approaches to regulatory management and decision-making.

Building Independent and Accountable Regulators

Building Independent and Accountable Regulators

OECD data shed light on the governance of economic regulators.