Executive Order

Factoring Equity into Benefit-Cost Analysis

Factoring Equity into Benefit-Cost Analysis

Distributional weighting shows how benefit-cost analysis can be improved.

Shaping Administrative Process and Metrics of Ambition

Shaping Administrative Process and Metrics of Ambition

President Biden’s first executive actions provide lessons on presidential authority and ambition.

Lessons in Presidential Authority

Lessons in Presidential Authority

President Trump’s last executive actions and President Biden’s early ones reveal fleeting nature of executive power.

Critical Race Theory and the Trust Responsibility

Critical Race Theory and the Trust Responsibility

Critical race theory training is essential for fulfilling the U.S. government’s moral and fiduciary obligation to Tribes.

The Irrationality of Market Failure Theory

The Irrationality of Market Failure Theory

The economic principles underlying cost-benefit analysis exclude future impacts.

Debating the Repercussions of Trump’s Deregulatory Agenda

Debating the Repercussions of Trump’s Deregulatory Agenda

Analysts debate the possible future ramifications of the Trump Administration’s deregulatory efforts.

Florida’s Unemployment Insurance System Breaks Down Under COVID-19

Florida’s Unemployment Insurance System Breaks Down Under COVID-19

Unemployed Floridians could lose weeks’ worth of jobless benefits they would otherwise be due.

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

The Trump Administration’s 1-in-2-out policy is more of an ineffective symbol than an action toward deregulation.

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

What President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

The Administration’s goal of “streamlining” infrastructure review is fundamentally misguided.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Regulatory Reforms and Counter-Reformations

Regulatory Reforms and Counter-Reformations

Some of President Trump’s deregulatory actions are innovations, others build on his predecessors’ work.

A Brief History of Regulation and Deregulation

A Brief History of Regulation and Deregulation

The history of regulatory policy in the United States is rich, but its future remains unclear.