Regulation’s Four Core Components
A clear framework to cut through semantics about different types of regulations.
PPR Announces Fall 2012 Risk Regulation Series
Three seminars will offer critical insights into regulation’s impact on business and society.
Why Do Drivers Speed?
NHTSA study shows that no single countermeasure can combat motivations for speeding.
Democrats Defend Obama’s Record on Regulation
2012 platform argues that the administration made regulations simpler, more open, and more flexible.
Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress
A rare bipartisan statute significantly reforms the National Flood Insurance Program.
Regulating at Midnight
Are regulatory analyses worse when rules are issued in the closing days of an outgoing administration?
Regulation as a Dynamic Macroeconomic Enterprise
Regulators can do a better job of anticipating reactions when designing regulations.
The “α-Precautionary Principle”: Weighing Optimism against Pessimism
Law professor proposes a new tool to analyze potentially catastrophic uncertainties.
Improving Regulatory Performance through Ex Post Evaluation
Without better evaluation of existing regulations, regulators will too often operate in the dark.
Improving How Agencies Collect Information
My recent ACUS report presents three conclusions to frame proposed improvements.
Ryan’s Record on Regulation
Presumptive Republican veep nominee has proposed cutting agency funding and deregulating industries.
Can the White House Trim U.S. Paperwork?
OIRA memo is admirable but bolder action by Congress may be needed.