Government Agencies

How Federal Agencies Have Used Rigorous Policy Pilots to Learn

Rigorous policy pilots have tremendous potential to improve governance.

Policy for Evidence

Clear standards for producing and sharing data can encourage more effective policymaking.

The Evidence Act and Regulations

The future for evidence-based regulation has never looked brighter.

EPA

Regulatory Learning Through the Rulemaking Process

An agency’s regulatory experience informs the development of effective future programs.

Regulatory Trial and Error

Trial-and-error decision-making could provide great benefits to regulators.

Clinical Trials and Actuarial Judgments

Regulators should rely on both clinical and actuarial judgment when setting policy.

Random Audits and Regulatory Compliance

Random audit programs should prioritize transparency to enhance legitimacy and minimize reputational risks.

A Proposal for PolicyPilots.gov

A centralized platform for rigorous policy pilots would encourage collaboration between agencies and academia.

Using Rigorous Policy Pilots to Improve Governance

Scholars examine the benefits, challenges, and best practices of evidence-based policymaking.

Should Regulators Shame Companies into Compliance?

Naming and shaming can serve as a legitimate, efficient, and democratic regulatory approach.

Silver Linings Shutdown

Distinguished lecture at Penn Law offers hope that the long shutdown of the federal government in early 2019 will lead to positive reforms.

Shame on You!

Scholar argues that shaming is an effective tool against violators of regulations.