Process

Science, Transparency, and Environmental Policy

Scholars and regulatory commentators debate the significance of EPA’s recently proposed “transparency” rule.

New Developments in Regulatory Benefit-Cost Analysis

Scholars and industry representatives highlight takeaways from conference on new regulatory developments.

Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort

Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.

China Implements More Participatory Rulemaking Under Communist Party

New requirements such as notice-and-comment periods and public hearings should improve transparency.

Using Plain Language to Draft Regulations

ACUS recommendation offers suggestions for making the language of agency documents more accessible.

Guidance and the Congressional Review Act

Congress faces issues in attempting to apply regulation-removing law to agency guidance.

Chevron and Net Neutrality at the FCC

Net neutrality has “bounced” from regulation to repeal under an often-used administrative law doctrine.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

What A Difference A Year Makes

Americans should applaud President Trump for rolling back Obama Administration overreach.

Creating Trusted Regulatory Policy

Citizens are more likely to comply with regulations that they perceive as enacted through a fair process.

Tax Overhaul Process Retreated from Democracy

Recent legislative process that led to tax changes fell short in terms of key principles of democracy.

Information-Based Regulation and the Search for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Rankings for company’s new headquarters offer cautionary lessons about using rankings as regulatory tools.