The regulatory reforms of the railroad and trucking industries are models for evidence-based, bipartisan policymaking.
An ACUS recommendation could help agencies better organize their economics staffs.
Precise statutory language corresponds to better benefit-cost analysis and more consistent judicial review.
Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.
Agency sees increased effectiveness after incorporating feedback from courts and academics.
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Are regulatory analyses worse when rules are issued in the closing days of an outgoing administration?
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