OIRA

Week in Review

Week in Review

President Biden announces nominee to head OIRA, a federal judge blocks coverage of HIV prevention drugs, and more…

Beyond OIRA for Equity in Regulatory Process

Beyond OIRA for Equity in Regulatory Process

OIRA should use both top-down and bottom-up approaches to advance equity at the agency level.

Regulatory Reform, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and the Poor

Regulatory Reform, Benefit-Cost Analysis, and the Poor

OIRA should add a benefit-cost analysis focused on protecting the poor when evaluating new agency rules.

Regulatory Reset

Regulatory Reset

The Biden memorandum signals continuity in some areas of regulatory practice and dramatic shifts in others.

Flipping the Mission of Regulatory Review

Flipping the Mission of Regulatory Review

President Biden’s memo could transform the mission of regulatory review by expanding OIRA’s role.

Rejecting the Trump Anticanon of Regulatory Mismanagement

Rejecting the Trump Anticanon of Regulatory Mismanagement

The Biden memo on improving regulatory review reintroduces competent, bipartisan cost-benefit analysis.

A New Era for Regulatory Review

A New Era for Regulatory Review

President Biden’s memorandum modernizing regulatory review addresses three key failings in the review process.

Regulatory Review, Biden Style

Regulatory Review, Biden Style

Agency experts—not OIRA—must take the lead in regulatory decision-making under the Biden Administration.

Regulatory Review Reimagined

Regulatory Review Reimagined

Scholars discuss President Biden’s executive order that seeks to modernize the regulatory review process.

A Primer on Midnight Regulations

A Primer on Midnight Regulations

As Biden’s inauguration approaches, regulators race against the clock to finalize rules.

Progressive Regulatory Reform Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration

Progressive Regulatory Reform Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration

The Biden Administration can deliver its policy agenda through progressive, people-centered regulatory reform.

OIRA’s Impact on Rulemaking

OIRA’s Impact on Rulemaking

Interest groups that lobby OIRA impact public policy, yet OIRA’s role as a regulatory gatekeeper remains understudied.