OIRA

Valuing the Rear-view Camera Rule

Valuing the Rear-view Camera Rule

NHTSA’s analysis cannot support its conclusion that the benefits justify the costs.

A New Measure of the Quality of Regulatory Analysis

A New Measure of the Quality of Regulatory Analysis

Our Report Card project scores the use of regulatory analysis in agency rulemakings.

Obama Seeks to Promote “International Regulatory Cooperation”

Obama Seeks to Promote “International Regulatory Cooperation”

President issues executive order as way to enhance U.S. economic growth.

A Confluence of Concerns with the Accumulation of Regulatory Regimens

A Confluence of Concerns with the Accumulation of Regulatory Regimens

Requiring agencies to consider the cumulative costs of their regulation has its own cumulative costs.

Appreciating the Politics Inside Benefit-Cost Analysis

Appreciating the Politics Inside Benefit-Cost Analysis

Empirical research reveals stronger benefit-cost analysis during less political rulemakings.

Regulatory Reform in Congress: Part I

Regulatory Reform in Congress: Part I

As House members return from vacation, they face a series of regulatory reform bills.

Regulatory Opinion: Year in Review

Regulatory Opinion: Year in Review

The REINS Act, the ozone standard, regulatory reform, cost-benefit analysis, the Affordable Care Act, and Dodd-Frank, and more … as discussed in our top opinion posts from 2011.

CPR Report on OIRA’s Meetings Ignores Their Context

CPR Report on OIRA’s Meetings Ignores Their Context

Increased regulatory action under Obama means that OIRA has more regulations to review.

Bipartisan Bill Would Add Procedural Hurdles to Agency Rulemaking

Bipartisan Bill Would Add Procedural Hurdles to Agency Rulemaking

Bill places special emphasis on rules with a high impact on the economy.

What Can We Learn From the Unified Regulatory Agenda?

What Can We Learn From the Unified Regulatory Agenda?

Semiannual government report speaks to timely debate over federal regulations.

White House Actions on Regulatory Reform Do Not Match Its Rhetoric

White House Actions on Regulatory Reform Do Not Match Its Rhetoric

The Obama Administration has only insignificantly lightened regulatory burdens.