Regulation Analysis

A Regulator’s Tools for Excellence

Top regulatory practitioners from the Volcker Alliance lay out keys to regulatory excellence.

Using Private-Sector Principles to Achieve Regulatory Excellence

Expert uses public administration and business management principles to create framework for good governance.

Forcing Regulators to Put Society First

Scholars argue for legal mandates requiring regulations to do more good than harm.

The Keys to Regulatory Excellence

Scholar claims that advancing the public interest, engagement, and bureaucratic savvy make agencies great.

Excellent Regulators Seize Transformative Opportunities

Regulatory excellence can best be understood in terms of inspiring stories.

What Makes Achieving Regulatory Excellence So Difficult

Scholar examines the distinctive challenges and responsibilities confronting regulators.

In Pursuit of Regulatory Excellence

Leading regulatory scholars and professionals offer valuable lessons for achieving successful regulation.

On the Pitfalls of Performance Standards

Governments need to consider the limitations of performance standards when choosing regulatory strategies.

Designing Safety Regulations for High-Hazard Industries

New National Academies of Sciences report offers much-needed clarity about regulatory design decisions.

The Case for Regulating Before Harms Occur

Scholar argues that regulators should try to impose penalties before rule violations can hurt society.

The Cost of the Immigration Detention Bed Quota

Scholar argues that bed quotas financially burden taxpayers and may violate the law.

Will Congressional Review Act Repeals Change Agency Behavior?

The Trump Administration’s embrace of a seldom-used law may undermine future regulatory efforts.