Cost-Benefit Analysis

GAO Says Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Should be Improved

GAO Says Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Should be Improved

Financial regulation needs more rigorous analysis and better interagency communication.

CPR Report on OIRA’s Meetings Ignores Their Context

CPR Report on OIRA’s Meetings Ignores Their Context

Increased regulatory action under Obama means that OIRA has more regulations to review.

PPR Hosts Conference on U.S. Regulation Crisis

PPR Hosts Conference on U.S. Regulation Crisis

Leading scholars analyze whether regulation has suffered a breakdown.

Obama’s Ozone Decision Shows Clearly Who’s in Charge

Obama’s Ozone Decision Shows Clearly Who’s in Charge

Letter from OIRA Administrator Sunstein emphasizes President’s role.

New Cost-Benefit Website for Criminal Justice

New Cost-Benefit Website for Criminal Justice

Website can be resource for criminal law policymakers.

Expand Centralized Regulatory Review to Independent Agencies

Expand Centralized Regulatory Review to Independent Agencies

Congress should require independent regulatory commissions to perform cost-benefit analyses

Australian Commission Seeks Comments on Regulatory Evaluation Methods

Australian Commission Seeks Comments on Regulatory Evaluation Methods

Productivity Commission to report on prioritizing, evaluating regulatory reform.

Senate Committee Continues Review of Regulatory Reform Bills

Senate Committee Continues Review of Regulatory Reform Bills

Two former OIRA Administrators testify at hearing.

How Bad Math at Federal Agencies Undervalues Human Life

How Bad Math at Federal Agencies Undervalues Human Life

Agencies underestimate the value of human life by consistently ignoring health inflation and wealth inflation.

Why Congress Should Not Codify Cost-Benefit Analysis Requirements

Why Congress Should Not Codify Cost-Benefit Analysis Requirements

Codifying cost-benefit analysis requirements of Executive Order would preempt valuable nuances of current review system.

Agency Calculations of the Value of Statistical Lives Saved

Agency Calculations of the Value of Statistical Lives Saved

Regulatory agencies change monetary values used when analyzing life-saving regulations.

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

Witnesses agree about the importance of thorough cost-benefit analysis.