Regulatory Policy

Randomizing Policy and the Risk of Multiple Hypothesis Testing

Randomizing Policy and the Risk of Multiple Hypothesis Testing

Randomized policy research should be pre-registered to reduce the chance of false positive results.

A Proposal for PolicyPilots.gov

A Proposal for PolicyPilots.gov

A centralized platform for rigorous policy pilots would encourage collaboration between agencies and academia.

How Can Experiments Play a Greater Role in Public Policy?

How Can Experiments Play a Greater Role in Public Policy?

Policymakers should take steps to ensure successful pilots can be scaled up effectively.

Using Rigorous Policy Pilots to Improve Governance

Using Rigorous Policy Pilots to Improve Governance

Scholars examine the benefits, challenges, and best practices of evidence-based policymaking.

Interpretive Rules in Practice

Interpretive Rules in Practice

A new ACUS recommendation on interpretive rules largely aligns with a prior one on policy statements.

Prioritizing Accessibility and Clarity in Agency Actions

Prioritizing Accessibility and Clarity in Agency Actions

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations addressing public access to guidance, ALJ hiring procedures, and interpretive rules.

How to Improve Allocations of Regulatory Authority

How to Improve Allocations of Regulatory Authority

A recent dispute illustrates how policymakers often miss crucial insights about structuring government.

Shame on You!

Shame on You!

Scholar argues that shaming is an effective tool against violators of regulations.

Should Pandora’s Brain Be Regulated?

Should Pandora’s Brain Be Regulated?

Attempts at regulating machines with human-like intelligence should be of pressing concern.

Will an All-Payer System Lower Health Care Costs?

Will an All-Payer System Lower Health Care Costs?

Maryland’s global budgeting scheme for hospitals may be a model for controlling rising health care prices.

Waiving Away Medicaid

Waiving Away Medicaid

New eligibility requirements for Medicaid threaten those who need coverage the most.

Is the 21st Century Cures Act a Solution or a Problem?

Is the 21st Century Cures Act a Solution or a Problem?

The permissive drug approval process enabled by the 21st Century Cures Act may cause public health problems.