Despite its popularity, “evidence-based” policymaking is often less rational than it sounds.
President Trump’s first year in office prompts four steps for reform.
Scholars argue that environmental laws improve air quality despite increases in U.S. manufacturing output.
Previously published essay on The Regulatory Review sparks debate over the role that cost-benefit analysis should play in regulatory decision-making.
Regulatory capture, neither inevitable nor a death trap for agencies, must be reduced to advance public policy goals.
Combining better analysis with more meaningful participation will improve policy decisions.
The Regulatory Review celebrates 2014 by featuring our top analysis posts from the past year.