Government

Good Government Requires Good People

Good Government Requires Good People

In annual address at Penn Law, ACUS Chairman Paul Verkuil calls for strengthening bureaucrats’ capacities.

Should Local Governments Support the Sharing Economy?

Should Local Governments Support the Sharing Economy?

Despite regulatory controversy, two legal scholars argue that state and local governments should actively subsidize the sharing economy.

How the U.S. Government Can Better Promote “Anchor” Institutions

How the U.S. Government Can Better Promote “Anchor” Institutions

New report proposes ways that the federal government can help encourage anchor institutions to revitalize communities.

Cybersecurity and the Risks of Law Enforcement Back Doors

Cybersecurity and the Risks of Law Enforcement Back Doors

Rather than making us safer, so-called security back doors will increase the vulnerability of digital systems.

The Advantages of Private Certification Over Government Regulation

The Advantages of Private Certification Over Government Regulation

Private certification may better achieve regulatory goals than governments and regulatory agencies.

Failure Should Spark Creativity, Not Caution, in Economic Development

Failure Should Spark Creativity, Not Caution, in Economic Development

A cautious approach to policy failure may impede the ultimate success of development programs.

Regulation and Democracy

Regulation and Democracy

How the resurgence of progressivism will produce improved regulatory outcomes.