Civil servants report that the Trump Administration posed an existential threat to expertise in the federal bureaucracy.
Agencies can do more to disclose input on regulatory alternatives during notice-and-comment processes.
Regulators should go beyond cost-benefit analysis and evaluate the distributional impacts of regulations.
The Trump Administration’s claims about its deregulatory accomplishments do not withstand scrutiny.
Applying behavioral economics to the study of regulation could help improve attitudes among business owners.
The Trump Administration’s dismissiveness toward regulatory analysis reveals a need for institutional reform.
The Administration quietly released data showing its deregulatory success has been limited.
In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.
Research shows that requiring voter IDs imposes substantial costs, especially on disadvantaged groups.
President Trump’s claims that deregulation has greatly helped the economy are exaggerated.
ACUS collaborated with agency officials to identify inefficiencies in the PRA approval process.
A one-size-fits-all approach to cost-benefit analysis won’t necessarily ensure better policy.