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How Well Do Businesses in India Comply with Regulatory Standards?

Feb 4, 2014 Analysis

World Bank research study shows substantial noncompliance with key labor law.

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White House Report Outlines New Transparency Efforts

Dec 4, 2013 News

Report reveals administration plans to create a web portal for Freedom of Information Act requests.

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New Thoughts on Nudges

Nov 14, 2013 Analysis

Legal scholar argues that nudging regulations are often more efficient.


The Clean Air Act and the Poor

Sep 4, 2013 Analysis

Economists' study provides a quantitative look at the equities of environmental regulation.


Obama Administration Moves to Expand Access to Government Data

Aug 7, 2013 Analysis

Executive order makes open and accessible data a default government policy.

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“Divide and Differ:” Avoiding Catastrophe in the Digital Age

Jul 23, 2013 Analysis

Scholar suggests new strategy for improving cybersecurity.

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Federal Appeals Court Says EPA Cannot Make Rules by Correspondence

May 1, 2013 News

Court vacates EPA letters to Senator, holding they amounted to new regulations.

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Making Decisions without All the Answers

Mar 14, 2013 Analysis

Institute of Medicine report describes how the EPA should confront uncertainty.

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A Proposed Environmental Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

Feb 26, 2013 Analysis

New position paper calls for climate change and sustainable energy regulations.

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Improving the Regulation of Offshore Oil Drills

Jan 9, 2013 Analysis

Economist proposes creating a new regulatory regime for the offshore drilling industry.

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