Regulatory Politics

How Did Wyoming Take Back Control of Gray Wolf Protection?

How Did Wyoming Take Back Control of Gray Wolf Protection?

Essay contest winner chronicles conflict between federal and Wyoming officials over management of gray wolf population in the state.

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.

Analyzing the Job Impacts of Regulation

Analyzing the Job Impacts of Regulation

Wharton School panel discussion assesses new book on how regulations affect employment.

Regulation and Democracy

Regulation and Democracy

How the resurgence of progressivism will produce improved regulatory outcomes.

Improving Regulation Requires Closer Scrutiny of Benefits

Improving Regulation Requires Closer Scrutiny of Benefits

Many regulations fail to demonstrate a need for agency action.

Regulatory Breakdown in the United States

Regulatory Breakdown in the United States

The Regulatory Review summarizes the work of leading scholars from the newly published book Regulatory Breakdown: The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation.

Media, Polarization, and Regulatory Politics

Media, Polarization, and Regulatory Politics

Research highlights correlation between partisan media and a polarized public.

What Happens in Real Bureaucracies

What Happens in Real Bureaucracies

Wilson’s Bureaucracy course at Harvard was the beginning of a lifelong professional relationship.

The First Step: Let’s Kill All the Regulations

The First Step: Let’s Kill All the Regulations

Romney’s strongest reform proposals would dramatically change regulation in the U.S.

Appreciating the Politics Inside Benefit-Cost Analysis

Appreciating the Politics Inside Benefit-Cost Analysis

Empirical research reveals stronger benefit-cost analysis during less political rulemakings.