All Posts by Natalie Punchak

How to Prevent Another Measles Outbreak

Jun 3, 2015 Analysis

Scholar urges states to restrict generous vaccine exemptions in the wake of measles comeback.

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When Behavioral Science Meets Public Policy

May 13, 2015 Analysis

Popularizer of nudges offers a short introduction to their use by government.

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Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Jul 3, 2014 Analysis

Scholars present a defense of and propose a framework for financial cost-benefit analysis.

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The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Jun 18, 2014 Analysis

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

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Why are financial systems prone to crisis?

Jun 5, 2014 Analysis

Scholar analyzes the relationship between financial systems, crises, and regulation.

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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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The Democratic Case for Job Impact Analysis

Mar 18, 2014 Analysis

Integrating employment effects into regulatory impact analysis could improve the public debate on regulation.

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Analyzing Regulation’s Effect on Jobs

Mar 11, 2014 Analysis

Lisa Robinson argues that recent high unemployment highlights the need to assess employment effects of regulation.

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Behavioral Science in the Regulatory State

Jan 27, 2014 Analysis

New research paper examines the challenges and opportunities of a behavioral approach to regulation.

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A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Jan 6, 2014 Analysis

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

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