Regulation Analysis

What Does Risk-Based Regulation Mean?

Risk-based regulation requires regulators to choose which decision-making principles to apply.

Considering Cumulative Regulatory Costs in Economic Analysis

The latest Economic Report of the President highlights the importance of studying cumulative regulatory costs.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Building Capacity for Economic Analysis at Independent Agencies

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

Dissecting the Debate Over Regulation

Commentators debate central questions about the role of regulations in society.

How Regulatory Agencies Undervalue Life

Agencies should boost penalties for fatal rule violations to match the value of a statistical life.

Regulating Cost-Benefit Analysis

EPA’s advance notice raises fundamental questions about how the agency should weigh costs and benefits.

A Recipe for Improving Regulatory Analysis

President Trump’s first year in office prompts four steps for reform.

How Regulators Can Excel

Contributors to a new book outline the prerequisites for success by regulatory agencies.

What the FDA Can Teach Us About Regulatory Excellence

Scholar discusses the role of policy learning and reputation in regulatory excellence.

Achieving Better Regulatory Compliance

Leading regulatory scholar provides strategic advice for improving regulatory enforcement.

The Right Kind of Regulatory Excellence

To be excellent, a regulator must select the correct virtues.