OIRA

Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Regulations Need a Fresh Look

Hidden in Plain Sight: Why Regulations Need a Fresh Look

Distinguished lecturer discusses restoring public support for regulation and how regulatory benefits are hidden in plain sight.

OIRA and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis

OIRA and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis

The Trump Administration’s dismissiveness toward regulatory analysis reveals a need for institutional reform.

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

Trump’s Regulatory Budgeting Experiment Has Categorically Failed

The Trump Administration’s 1-in-2-out policy is more of an ineffective symbol than an action toward deregulation.

Is a Ceiling on Regulatory Costs Reasonable?

Is a Ceiling on Regulatory Costs Reasonable?

Setting a regulatory budget at a cost of zero ignores evidence of regulation’s high return on investment.

Does Presidential Ideology Influence OIRA Review?

Does Presidential Ideology Influence OIRA Review?

Scholars report that White House review exerts a deregulatory influence on agency rulemaking.

OMB’s New Approach to Agency Guidance Documents

OMB’s New Approach to Agency Guidance Documents

Research fellow argues that a recent OMB memo could improve regulatory lawmaking.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Deregulation Drains Government Expertise

Deregulation Drains Government Expertise

President Trump’s deregulation efforts have resulted in fewer career experts at regulatory agencies.

Regulatory Reforms and Counter-Reformations

Regulatory Reforms and Counter-Reformations

Some of President Trump’s deregulatory actions are innovations, others build on his predecessors’ work.

A Brief History of Regulation and Deregulation

A Brief History of Regulation and Deregulation

The history of regulatory policy in the United States is rich, but its future remains unclear.

OIRA Reinvigorated

OIRA Reinvigorated

Over the last two years, OIRA has made many positive contributions to the administrative state.

Make Benefit-Cost Analysis Meaningful

Make Benefit-Cost Analysis Meaningful

Regulatory benefit-cost analysis should account for people’s welfare, not just empirical data.