Regulatory Policy

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Defining “Assault Weapons”

Attempts to regulate “assault weapons” will be futile as long as the term lacks a clear definition.

The Economic Approach to Evaluating Gun Control Policies

An economic approach more fully captures the cost of gun violence than a public health approach.

A Call to Arms Research

Lack of quality data hinders policymakers’ ability to create effective gun regulation.

Limitations of Federal Gun Regulation

Existing and proposed federal regulations on gun dealers are inadequate.

Effective Gun Regulation Can Be Compatible with Gun Rights

Lobbying and appropriations limits undermine the enforcement of gun regulations.

Guns Do Kill People

Recent research confirms that guns’ lethality increases with their caliber.

Bringing Expertise to the Gun Debate

Experts address the promise and potential limitations of gun control measures.

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Despite challenges posed by climate change, recent policymaking leaves room for optimism.

Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Resilience

Achieving the green economy requires taking into account divisive politics and distributive justice.

A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

Environmental policymaking should focus on serving the underprivileged.

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Vulnerable communities will benefit from a holistic and place-based focus in the shift toward a green economy.