Donald Trump

Trump Never Really Ordered a Halt to Child Separations

The President’s executive order purportedly ending family separations was merely symbolic.

Hyping the Cost of Regulation

Regulatory action should be based on accurate estimates of regulatory benefits and costs.

Department of Agriculture Withdraws Revisions to Organic Standards

USDA withdraws an Obama-era rule that would have set animal welfare standards for organic foods.

Laying Down the Law on Rule Delays

Recent judicial decisions help clarify the legality of rule freezes after a change in administration.

Executive Orders and the Limits of Presidential Authority

Federal judge discusses the Trump Administration’s original travel ban.

Advancing Regulatory Policy to Improve the Lives of the American People

Improving regulatory performance is vital for making Americans better off.

Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Age of Partisan Volatility

Policy oscillation creates serious problems that may require government scrutiny.

Addressing Uncertain Forgone Benefits of Deregulatory Actions

Interested stakeholders may have a role in quantifying deregulatory impacts for agencies.

The Travel Ban in Court

The Supreme Court should follow the Fourth Circuit in prohibiting impermissible animus while maintaining the President’s discretion.

Uber and the Future of Regulation

Regulators need a new system for responding to evolving market forces.

Regulatory Analysis Under the Trump Administration

Deregulatory executive orders require a new approach to analyzing regulatory impact.

Benefit-Cost Analysis Should Promote Rational Decisionmaking

Recent executive orders undermine the longstanding belief in benefit-cost analysis.