Shari Shapiro

Shari Shapiro is a research affiliate with the Penn Program on Regulation. Specializing in technology and highly regulated industries, her work has included developing legislative and regulatory strategy, working with state and municipal legislators and regulators, creating relationships with third parties and community groups and representing companies on government boards and commissions.

Using Blockchain to Improve Regulatory Analysis and Reform

Blockchain could provide essential data on the effectiveness of regulations.

Regulate the Sharing Economy Parent Companies, Not Individual Providers

Company-focused regulation is better for regulators, consumers, and companies themselves.

Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

Firms in Sharing Economy Should be Regulated Under a Modified Framework

Regulating Uber and Airbnb like their mainstream predecessors could be good for the sharing economy.