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All Posts by Natalie Punchak

The Case Against FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests

Sep 2, 2015 Analysis

Scholar argues against proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.

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The Case for FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Diagnostic Tests

Sep 1, 2015 Analysis

Scholar argues in favor of proposal to regulate lab-developed tests as medical devices.

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Applying Tobacco Tax Lessons to Sugary Drinks

Aug 27, 2015 Analysis

Scholar says price minimums and prohibitions on discounts must accompany sugary beverage taxes.

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The Need for Federal Oversight of Tax Preparers

Aug 10, 2015 Analysis

As court strikes down IRS tax preparer regulations, a scholar argues for a legislative fix.

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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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