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.

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.

Satisfaction Is Not the Same as Policy Success

Making decisions that satisfy those involved in regulatory policy-making does not guarantee successful outcomes.

Improving Regulatory Agenda-Setting

Penn Program on Regulation workshop focuses on key factors shaping regulatory agendas.

Rethinking the Value of Voluntary Environmental Programs

Voluntary programs may not reduce businesses’ impact on the environment.

Politics, Law, and Presidential Power

Disputes about the limits of executive power cannot be productively resolved by appeals to the Constitution.

It’s Time to Make Rulemaking Really Transparent on Agency Websites

Regulatory agencies should do more to make information about proposed rules more accessible.

Are Voluntary Environmental Programs the Answer?

New study of EPA’s “flagship” performance program draws into question the value of voluntary efforts.

Informing the Debate over Regulation’s Impact on Jobs

Debate over regulation’s effects on employment would benefit from better policy analysis.

Robert A. Kagan: Man of Style

Kagan’s insight on legal “styles” paves the way for future regulatory studies and policymaking efforts.