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Self-Deception and Regulatory Compliance

Aug 2, 2016

Firms vary considerably in how they interpret regulatory commands and signals, posing enforcement challenges.

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The Tragic Flaw of the Clean Air Act

May 17, 2016

Scholars examine the history and consequences of the Clear Air Act's exemption of existing industrial facilities.

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Coda

Jan 14, 2016

Peter Schuck reflects on the opinions of his book, Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better.

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The Grand Canyon and the Limits of the Law

Jan 14, 2016

Peter Schuck's book illustrates how the law is an important, though imperfect, tool in preserving natural phenomenon.

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The Success of Failure

Jan 13, 2016

An appreciation of Peter Schuck’s recent book cataloguing government failures.

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Does Government Really “Fail” That Often?

Jan 12, 2016

Peter Schuck’s new book should be lauded for its breadth, but questioned for its tone of desperation.

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Because It’s Hard

Jan 11, 2016

Government fails at times precisely because it is tasked with solving society's most difficult problems.

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If It Doesn’t Work, Maybe Someone Wants It That Way

Jan 7, 2016

When American government fails, it is typically because an interested group did not want it to succeed.

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The Elusive Quest for Government “Success”

Jan 6, 2016

Peter Schuck’s book explains why government fails, raising the question of whether it can ever truly succeed.

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Understanding Government Failure

Jan 5, 2016

To create better solutions to today's problems, policymakers must analyze government's successes and failures.

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