Over the last two years, OIRA has made many positive contributions to the administrative state.
Regulatory benefit-cost analysis should account for people’s welfare, not just empirical data.
Lawmakers should be trained to limit excessive regulation.
Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.
The economic foundations of Executive Order 12,866 underscore its continued importance in regulatory review.
Recent bill would boost public participation and reduce capture in the regulatory process.
ACUS collaborated with agency officials to identify inefficiencies in the PRA approval process.
Requiring EPA cost-benefit analysis could ensure that regulations do more good than harm.
OIRA review of significant tax rules raises new questions about the shape of centralized administrative oversight.
Policy oscillation creates serious problems that may require government scrutiny.
Recent executive orders undermine the longstanding belief in benefit-cost analysis.
Scholars and industry representatives highlight takeaways from conference on new regulatory developments.