OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts
Major rules, especially EPA’s, potentially create enormous net benefits.
Active Choosing versus Default Rules
Cass Sunstein explains why – and when – policymakers should use default rules.
Presidential Candidates Spar Over Role for Regulation
In debate, Obama and Romney disagree on how much regulation is needed.
Predicting the Cost of Financial Reform
IMF report contends that more stringent bank regulations will not harm the economy.
Democrats Defend Obama’s Record on Regulation
2012 platform argues that the administration made regulations simpler, more open, and more flexible.
Agencies Double Fuel Economy Standards
EPA and NHTSA require an average of 54.5 mpg for vehicles by 2025.
The SEC’s Quest for Informational Symmetry
Penn Law professor concludes Regulation FD has reduced selective disclosure.
“Revolutionary Turnaround” for SEC’s Rulemaking
Law professor argues that cost-benefit analysis could make securities regulation more effective.
Ryan’s Record on Regulation
Presumptive Republican veep nominee has proposed cutting agency funding and deregulating industries.
An Alternative to the Individual Mandate
Nobel Laureate suggests alternative ways to control adverse selection in health insurance markets.
Judge to SEC: The Court Is Not Your “Handmaiden”
Judge Rakoff rejects Citigroup deal and questions SEC’s settlement practices.
SEC’s Home-Court Advantage?
The SEC uses its new authority to take administrative action.