Improving Insurance Decision Making

Insurance, if better understood, holds great promise for businesses, consumers, and more.

Often Forgotten Actors in Environmental Regulation

Federal regulators get the attention, but state regulators are important too.

Changing the System

We hold the power to change our governmental system.

Regulation as a Dynamic Macroeconomic Enterprise

Regulators can do a better job of anticipating reactions when designing regulations.

Obamacare and Federalism’s Tug of War Within

A theory of “balanced federalism” may advance the federalism debate over health care reform.

The Politics of Precaution

Explaining the shift in US and European approaches to risk regulation.

The Performance of Regulatory Performance Standards

Despite their prevalence, regulatory performance standards and their efficacy have been understudied.

Patents, Patients, and Profits: Winners and Losers in Drug Patent Challenges

Challenges to branded drugs from generic firms have benefits and costs.

Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Social welfare function incorporates distributional considerations into policy analysis.

A Call for a Radical New Communications Policy

The FCC should regulate like antitrust agencies, providing competition-based ex post remedies.

Hiding Our Unpopular Privacy

Why government should protect our privacy even when we would not.

The Rise of Eurolegalism

Europe is increasingly adopting its own form of adversarial legalism.