Scholar investigates an early exercise of federal administrative power that mirrors modern agency rulemaking.
Federal agency issues recommendations to improve transparency and help better inform administrative government.
Rigorous policy pilots have tremendous potential to improve governance.
Clear standards for producing and sharing data can encourage more effective policymaking.
The future for evidence-based regulation has never looked brighter.
An agency’s regulatory experience informs the development of effective future programs.
Trial-and-error decision-making could provide great benefits to regulators.
Regulators should rely on both clinical and actuarial judgment when setting policy.
Random audit programs should prioritize transparency to enhance legitimacy and minimize reputational risks.
A centralized platform for rigorous policy pilots would encourage collaboration between agencies and academia.
Scholars examine the benefits, challenges, and best practices of evidence-based policymaking.
Congress and the White House should bring scholars together to craft a bipartisan solution to civil service challenges.