Financial regulation needs more rigorous analysis and better interagency communication.
Increased regulatory action under Obama means that OIRA has more regulations to review.
Leading scholars analyze whether regulation has suffered a breakdown.
Letter from OIRA Administrator Sunstein emphasizes President’s role.
Website can be resource for criminal law policymakers.
Congress should require independent regulatory commissions to perform cost-benefit analyses
Productivity Commission to report on prioritizing, evaluating regulatory reform.
Two former OIRA Administrators testify at hearing.
Agencies underestimate the value of human life by consistently ignoring health inflation and wealth inflation.
Codifying cost-benefit analysis requirements of Executive Order would preempt valuable nuances of current review system.
Regulatory agencies change monetary values used when analyzing life-saving regulations.
Witnesses agree about the importance of thorough cost-benefit analysis.