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Why Congress Should Not Codify Cost-Benefit Analysis Requirements

Why Congress Should Not Codify Cost-Benefit Analysis Requirements

Codifying cost-benefit analysis requirements of Executive Order would preempt valuable nuances of current review system.

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Congress should resist the popular misconceptions of the critics of benefit-cost analysis.

Agency Calculations of the Value of Statistical Lives Saved

Agency Calculations of the Value of Statistical Lives Saved

Regulatory agencies change monetary values used when analyzing life-saving regulations.

The Administration’s Regulatory Review Plans Move Toward Evidence-Based Governance

The Administration’s Regulatory Review Plans Move Toward Evidence-Based Governance

The White House has just released the first plans for retrospective reviews of existing regulations from thirty agencies, making a notable step toward evidence-based governance.

GAO Recommends Reducing Governmental Duplication

GAO Recommends Reducing Governmental Duplication

Report uncovers potential waste in agency programs.

Risk Regulation Seminar Series Spring 2011 Recap

Risk Regulation Seminar Series Spring 2011 Recap

Dynamic speakers highlight PPR’s spring series.

Washington Workshop on Assessing Open Government

Washington Workshop on Assessing Open Government

PPR workshop discusses how to study government transparency programs.

GSA Launches Website on Federal Advisory Committees

GSA Launches Website on Federal Advisory Committees

Website makes FACA data more accessible.

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

Witnesses agree about the importance of thorough cost-benefit analysis.

Open Government and Its Impact

Open Government and Its Impact

Defining open government and conceptualizing its success are key first steps in developing a transparency research agenda.

Why the REINS Act Is Unwise If Not Also Unconstitutional

Why the REINS Act Is Unwise If Not Also Unconstitutional

A proposed act would hinder needed regulations, thereby interfering with the executive branch’s constitutional authority to execute the law.

Let’s Review the Rules

Let’s Review the Rules

Agencies can narrow the political gap over regulation by retrospectively measuring the actual impact of their regulations.