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The Case Against FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests

Scholar argues against proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.

The Case for FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests

Scholar argues in favor of proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.

Applying Tobacco Tax Lessons to Sugary Drinks

Scholar says price minimums and prohibitions on discounts must accompany sugary beverage taxes.

The Need for Federal Oversight of Tax Preparers

As court strikes down IRS tax preparer regulations, a scholar argues for a legislative fix.

How to Prevent Another Measles Outbreak

Scholar urges states to restrict generous vaccine exemptions in the wake of measles comeback.

When Behavioral Science Meets Public Policy

Popularizer of nudges offers a short introduction to their use by government.

Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Scholars present a defense of and propose a framework for financial cost-benefit analysis.

The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

Why are financial systems prone to crisis?

Scholar analyzes the relationship between financial systems, crises, and regulation.

The Role of Distributional Impacts in Cost-Benefit Analysis

How do agencies use distributional effects in regulatory impact analyses?

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The Democratic Case for Job Impact Analysis

Integrating employment effects into regulatory impact analysis could improve the public debate on regulation.

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Analyzing Regulation’s Effect on Jobs

Lisa Robinson argues that recent high unemployment highlights the need to assess employment effects of regulation.