Streamlining administration of cash aid requires substantial legal and regulatory reform.
OIRA should add a benefit-cost analysis focused on protecting the poor when evaluating new agency rules.
Distributional weighting shows how benefit-cost analysis can be improved.
President Biden’s memo could transform the mission of regulatory review by expanding OIRA’s role.
Scholars discuss President Biden’s executive order that seeks to modernize the regulatory review process.
Policymakers should consider direct compensation for people who regulations negatively affect.
Presidential administrations have taken dramatically different approaches to regulation over the last ten years.
Experts assess the use of VSLs and benefit-cost analysis for pandemic decision-making.
Uncertainties in value per statistical life estimates impact the extent to which COVID-19 policies yield net benefits.
The normative foundations of the value of statistical life render it an insufficient tool to analyze pandemic-related policies.