Cost-Benefit Analysis

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.

Scholars Debate Whether the Administrative Procedure Act Provides Sufficient Transparency

Scholars Debate Whether the Administrative Procedure Act Provides Sufficient Transparency

Scholars argue that agencies do not weigh sufficiently comments they receive under the APA.

Congressional Republicans Seek to Put the “REINS” on Costly Agency Rulemaking

Congressional Republicans Seek to Put the “REINS” on Costly Agency Rulemaking

Republican legislation would require Congress to approve major rules passed by federal agencies.

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

President Obama’s new Executive Order stresses analysis of equity issues in rulemaking, in addition to calling for a review of existing regulation.

Fall 2010 Recap: Risk Regulation Seminar Series

Fall 2010 Recap: Risk Regulation Seminar Series

Penn Program on Regulation features number of experts who discuss risk in a number of regulatory contexts.