OIRA

Managing the Monster

Managing the Monster

Lawmakers should be trained to limit excessive regulation.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should take steps to conduct more thorough economic analysis when writing regulations.

Enduring Principles of Sound Regulatory Analysis

Enduring Principles of Sound Regulatory Analysis

The economic foundations of Executive Order 12,866 underscore its continued importance in regulatory review.

Warren’s Bill Presents Progressive Vision for Rulemaking Reform

Warren’s Bill Presents Progressive Vision for Rulemaking Reform

Recent bill would boost public participation and reduce capture in the regulatory process.

Improving the Efficiency of the Paperwork Reduction Act

Improving the Efficiency of the Paperwork Reduction Act

ACUS collaborated with agency officials to identify inefficiencies in the PRA approval process.

Crossing the Regulatory Divide to Enhance Societal Well-Being

Crossing the Regulatory Divide to Enhance Societal Well-Being

Requiring EPA cost-benefit analysis could ensure that regulations do more good than harm.

Thinking Through OIRA Review of Tax Regulations

Thinking Through OIRA Review of Tax Regulations

OIRA review of significant tax rules raises new questions about the shape of centralized administrative oversight.

Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Age of Partisan Volatility

Regulatory Impact Assessment in the Age of Partisan Volatility

Policy oscillation creates serious problems that may require government scrutiny.

Benefit-Cost Analysis Should Promote Rational Decisionmaking

Benefit-Cost Analysis Should Promote Rational Decisionmaking

Recent executive orders undermine the longstanding belief in benefit-cost analysis.

New Developments in Regulatory Benefit-Cost Analysis

New Developments in Regulatory Benefit-Cost Analysis

Scholars and industry representatives highlight takeaways from conference on new regulatory developments.

Trump’s Red Tape Rollback

Trump’s Red Tape Rollback

The Trump Administration’s regulatory rollback highlights the opportunities and obstacles that lie ahead.

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

Administrative agencies should not be required to use a process that has been obsolete for decades.