Cary Coglianese

Cary Coglianese is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he currently serves as the director of the Penn Program on Regulation and the faculty advisor to The Regulatory Review (formerly RegBlog). He specializes in the study of regulation and regulatory processes.

The Elusiveness of Regulatory Capture

Regulatory capture is hard to pin down, its elusiveness stemming from four principal factors.

Robot Regulators Could Eliminate Human Error

Scholar examines what a world of regulation by robot might look like—an innovation that could be just around the corner.

Seasons of Regulation

Assessing the past five years in regulation—and RegBlog’s achievements during this time—goes beyond numbers.

Rulemaking’s Puzzles

Study explains increase in regulation despite supposed rulemaking ossification.

Because It’s Hard

Government fails at times precisely because it is tasked with solving society’s most difficult problems.

When Management-Based Regulation Goes Global

The Paris Agreement’s management-based approach to climate change will likely face significant challenges.

Regulatory Excellence as “People Excellence”

Regulators must master the human side of regulation to achieve excellence.

The Regulatory Excellence Molecule

Professor Cary Coglianese identifies the key elements of regulatory excellence.

What Volkswagen Reveals about the Limits of Performance-Based Regulation

Problems with automaker’s diesel emissions reveal fundamental caution over popular approach to regulation.

Rating Regulatory Excellence

Leader of Best-in-Class Regulator Initiative explains how rating systems can help regulators measure performance.

An Easier Way to Untangle Regulatory Knots

Congress could help agencies reduce regulatory redundancies by passing a single law.

A New Year of Checks and Balances

The new year will see renewed and profound controversy between the branches of the federal government.