Analysis

The Curious Bipartisan Push for Evidence-Based Policymaking

Despite its popularity, “evidence-based” policymaking is often less rational than it sounds.

A Recipe for Improving Regulatory Analysis

President Trump’s first year in office prompts four steps for reform.

Do Environmental Regulations Really Work?

Scholars argue that environmental laws improve air quality despite increases in U.S. manufacturing output.

A Debate Over the Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis

Previously published essay on The Regulatory Review sparks debate over the role that cost-benefit analysis should play in regulatory decision-making.

Challenges in Measuring Regulatory Capture

Regulatory capture, neither inevitable nor a death trap for agencies, must be reduced to advance public policy goals.

Better Policy Analysis Makes for a Better World

Combining better analysis with more meaningful participation will improve policy decisions.

Regulatory Analysis: Year in Review

The Regulatory Review celebrates 2014 by featuring our top analysis posts from the past year.