Setting a regulatory budget at a cost of zero ignores evidence of regulation’s high return on investment.
Scholars report that White House review exerts a deregulatory influence on agency rulemaking.
Research fellow argues that a recent OMB memo could improve regulatory lawmaking.
In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.
President Trump’s deregulation efforts have resulted in fewer career experts at regulatory agencies.
Some of President Trump’s deregulatory actions are innovations, others build on his predecessors’ work.
The history of regulatory policy in the United States is rich, but its future remains unclear.
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.