Stuart Shapiro

Stuart Shapiro is a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. From 1998 to 2003, he served as a policy analyst in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs within the Office of Management and Budget.

Substance or Politics: What Dictates Obama’s Regulatory Agenda?

Both critics and defenders overstate true role of cost-benefit analysis in rulemaking

Improving How Agencies Collect Information

My recent ACUS report presents three conclusions to frame proposed improvements.

Appreciating the Politics Inside Benefit-Cost Analysis

Empirical research reveals stronger benefit-cost analysis during less political rulemakings.

CPR Report on OIRA’s Meetings Ignores Their Context

Increased regulatory action under Obama means that OIRA has more regulations to review.

Getting the Numbers Right

Judicial review of benefit-cost analysis is no cure-all.

Obama’s Ozone Decision Shows Clearly Who’s in Charge

Letter from OIRA Administrator Sunstein emphasizes President’s role.