Executive Order

The Pitfalls of Consistent Cost-Benefit Analyses

A one-size-fits-all approach to cost-benefit analysis won’t necessarily ensure better policy.

Regulating Cost-Benefit Analysis

EPA’s advance notice raises fundamental questions about how the agency should weigh costs and benefits.

Cutting Through the Rhetoric of Cutting Red Tape

Regulatory counting paints a distorted picture of the costs and benefits of regulatory action.

Regulatory Reform Under Reagan and Trump

Reagan-era regulatory reform will help restrict rule rescissions under Executive Order 13,771.

Challenging the Anti-Regulatory Narrative

The Clean Air Act’s success reveals the flaws in the standard critique of the administrative state.

Trump Never Really Ordered a Halt to Child Separations

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

Presidential Authority and the Antiquities Act

Scholars contend that the President may revoke monument designations made during previous administrations.

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.