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An Education in Regulatory Reform

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

OMB’s Resource Management Offices and Agency Policy Control

OMB’s Resource Management Offices and Agency Policy Control

Now is a good time to focus on the opportunities for the centralized control of the administrative state that the RMOs provide.

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making It Simpler

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making It Simpler

Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.

Old and New Capture

Old and New Capture

These two forms of regulatory capture require different solutions.

How Government Can Root Out Regulatory Capture

How Government Can Root Out Regulatory Capture

It is time for government to stop private interests from gaining improper influence over regulators.

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

The right regulatory reforms can level the playing field between the public and powerful corporate players.

What Will the Regulatory Landscape Look Like in 2021?

What Will the Regulatory Landscape Look Like in 2021?

Regulatory priorities and strategies are likely to hold constant in the near future.

A Price of Greater Executive Discretion

A Price of Greater Executive Discretion

Scholar responds to University of Pennsylvania’s executive discretion series by highlighting transparency concerns.

The Regulatory Reform Debate Needs a Wider Lens

The Regulatory Reform Debate Needs a Wider Lens

The U.S. does not regulate more than its international peers, but could still learn much from them about regulatory management.

What Is the Ideal Cost-Benefit Analysis?

What Is the Ideal Cost-Benefit Analysis?

Two researchers propose a simpler way to perform cost-benefit analysis.

Predicting Regulatory Delay

Predicting Regulatory Delay

New model aims to predict how long it takes rules to be published after they clear OIRA review.

Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Scholars present a defense of and propose a framework for financial cost-benefit analysis.