Michael A. Livermore

Michael A. Livermore is an associate professor of law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the co-author of “Rethinking Health-Based Environmental Standards,” published in the New York University Law Review.

Tainted Review

Environmentalists should question any move by this Administration’s EPA to reform its cost-benefit analysis.

Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Age of Partisan Volatility

Policy oscillation creates serious problems that may require government scrutiny.

What We (Should) Talk About When We Talk About Green Growth

How defining green growth will create better environmental policy.

The Anti-Capture Justification for Regulatory Review

Better understanding of OIRA’s role – and its rationale – provides a new agenda for reform.

Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis Spreads to Developing World

Despite challenges, cost-benefit analysis can serve as an effective tool worldwide.

Unbalanced Retrospective Regulatory Review

Despite their potential, current retrospective reviews do not yet provide substantive reforms.