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The Role of Distributional Impacts in Cost-Benefit Analysis

Apr 24, 2014 Analysis

How do agencies use distributional effects in regulatory impact analyses?

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Encouraging Companies to Disclose Climate Risks to the SEC

Apr 23, 2014 Analysis

State attorneys general are well suited to prod disclosure, recent paper argues.

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Loans for Parolees and Probationers

Apr 22, 2014 Analysis

Proposal would extend SBA Microloan eligibility to individuals on parole or probation.

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Resetting Expectations for New Media

Apr 21, 2014 Analysis

Scholars suggest that easy access to information may not increase meaningful public engagement in policymaking.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 18, 2014

Apr 18, 2014 Week in Review

The CBO lowers estimated cost of Affordable Care Act, EPA reports reduced greenhouse gas emissions in 2012, and more...


Agency Seeks Total Monitoring of Inmates

Apr 17, 2014 News

Prison Bureau proposal would expand surveillance of the most dangerous prisoners.

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Indiana Becomes First State to Abandon “Common Core” Educational Standards

Apr 16, 2014 News

New state law requires Indiana to establish its own education standards and benchmarks.

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Analyzing the Job Impacts of Regulation

Apr 15, 2014 PPR News

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

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Chevron Deference for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Apr 14, 2014 Opinion

Asymmetrical deference to PTO decision-making may promote pro-patent policies.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014 Week in Review

The FTC calls for data security legislation, the FDA approves an oral hay fever pill for the first time, and more…