We need to extend and expand an overdue conversation about clarity in the U.S. legal system.
Simplified communication may not fix incomprehensible disclosures.
Misaligned incentives can encourage incomprehensibility.
Agencies and stakeholders have incentives to speak to each other incomprehensibly.
The law needs not only to correct information asymmetries but comprehension asymmetries too.
The Trump Administration’s 1-in-2-out policy is more of an ineffective symbol than an action toward deregulation.
Rigorous policy pilots have tremendous potential to improve governance.
Several successful programs demonstrate that prioritizing evidence can positively impact policy effects.
Clear standards for producing and sharing data can encourage more effective policymaking.
The future for evidence-based regulation has never looked brighter.
A new proposal seeks to reduce the time and cost of securing approval for human subject research.
An agency’s regulatory experience informs the development of effective future programs.