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.

Improving Drug Safety Regulation after the Meningitis Outbreak

Improving Drug Safety Regulation after the Meningitis Outbreak

Congress should provide FDA with clearer authority and increased resources.

The Administrative President

The Administrative President

In his second term, President Obama will seek even more policy change by influencing federal administrative agencies.

The Regulatory Blame Game

The Regulatory Blame Game

Criticism of FDA over meningitis outbreak repeats a familiar pattern of regulatory blame.

When is a Federal Agency not a Federal Agency?

When is a Federal Agency not a Federal Agency?

Credit union overseer is not subject to normal government rules when acting as liquidator.

Has the U.S. Regulatory System Broken Down?

Has the U.S. Regulatory System Broken Down?

A new book both challenges and informs the debate over government regulation.

Regulation’s Four Core Components

Regulation’s Four Core Components

A clear framework to cut through semantics about different types of regulations.

Improving Regulatory Performance through Ex Post Evaluation

Improving Regulatory Performance through Ex Post Evaluation

Without better evaluation of existing regulations, regulators will too often operate in the dark.

Is Flexible Regulation an Oxymoron?

Is Flexible Regulation an Oxymoron?

Regulatory flexibility makes sense only when comparing rules’ stringency, structure, specificity, and scope.

The Performance of Regulatory Performance Standards

The Performance of Regulatory Performance Standards

Despite their prevalence, regulatory performance standards and their efficacy have been understudied.

In Search of Slowness

In Search of Slowness

Systematic empirical research casts into doubt claims that rulemaking procedures have slowed down the regulatory process.

Will Obama be Damaged by New Administrative Scandals?

Will Obama be Damaged by New Administrative Scandals?

Recent scandals will likely reinforce existing predispositions more than move the political needle.

An Incomplete Contraceptive Coverage Compromise

An Incomplete Contraceptive Coverage Compromise

Despite political assurances, nothing has changed legally in the contraceptive insurance controversy.