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Firms in Sharing Economy Should be Regulated Under a Modified Framework

Sep 2, 2014 Opinion

Regulating Uber and Airbnb like their mainstream predecessors could be good for the sharing economy.

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Reframing the Discussion on Money in Politics

Sep 1, 2014 Analysis

Congressional ethics expert urges regulating lobbying, campaign finance, and gifts simultaneously.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: August 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014 Week in Review

The Obama Administration continues to issue regulations despite political risks, The Fed considers abandoning some consumer protection..

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How Much Could it Cost to Do Nothing?

Aug 28, 2014 News

White House report claims costs of delaying action on climate change are high.

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Shorter Sentences for Parole Violators

Aug 27, 2014 News

Parole Commission considers new rule to reduce sentences for minor parole violations.

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Improving Regulatory Processes Around the World

Aug 26, 2014 Analysis

New OECD report encourages governments to learn better ways to make regulations.

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Rethinking the Value of Voluntary Environmental Programs

Aug 25, 2014 Opinion

Voluntary programs may not reduce businesses' impact on the environment.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: August 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014 Week in Review

The DOD defends transfers of extra military gear to police forces, the DOJ plans to revise procedures for no-fly list removal, and more

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The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

Aug 21, 2014 News

An SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

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The Promise of International Water Treaties

Aug 20, 2014 Opinion

Water-related international agreements represent a key source of untapped regulatory potential.

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