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Regulatory Reset

Regulatory Reset

The Biden memorandum signals continuity in some areas of regulatory practice and dramatic shifts in others.

Flipping the Mission of Regulatory Review

Flipping the Mission of Regulatory Review

President Biden’s memo could transform the mission of regulatory review by expanding OIRA’s role.

Rejecting the Trump Anticanon of Regulatory Mismanagement

Rejecting the Trump Anticanon of Regulatory Mismanagement

The Biden memo on improving regulatory review reintroduces competent, bipartisan cost-benefit analysis.

A New Era for Regulatory Review

A New Era for Regulatory Review

President Biden’s memorandum modernizing regulatory review addresses three key failings in the review process.

Regulatory Review, Biden Style

Regulatory Review, Biden Style

Agency experts—not OIRA—must take the lead in regulatory decision-making under the Biden Administration.

Regulatory Analysis Needs to Catch Up on Distribution

Regulatory Analysis Needs to Catch Up on Distribution

Regulators should go beyond cost-benefit analysis and evaluate the distributional impacts of regulations.

Regulatory Review Reimagined

Regulatory Review Reimagined

Scholars discuss President Biden’s executive order that seeks to modernize the regulatory review process.

Putting the Fizz Back Into Bureaucratic Justice

Putting the Fizz Back Into Bureaucratic Justice

In a recent book, Cass Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule defend the administrative state against political threats and growing distrust.

A Vision for a Federal Election Agency

A Vision for a Federal Election Agency

Scholars advocate the creation of a new independent agency to oversee all federal election administration.

Recognizing the Losers in Benefit-Cost Analysis

Recognizing the Losers in Benefit-Cost Analysis

Policymakers should consider direct compensation for people who regulations negatively affect.

The Administrative Shallow State

The Administrative Shallow State

Scholars argue that federal advisory committees help align agency decision-making with electoral politics.

Taking Trust in Government Seriously

Taking Trust in Government Seriously

Regulators should adopt trust-enhancing methods to implement regulations and secure compliance—especially during a pandemic.