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Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making it Simpler

Jul 25, 2016

Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.

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Executive Power After United States v. Texas

Jul 20, 2016

This closely watched case highlights larger lessons about the limits on executive power.

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Redistricting Law Refined

Jul 19, 2016

Recent Supreme Court redistricting decisions clarify two important legal developments—but leave the status of partisan gerrymandering..

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A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Jul 18, 2016

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

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Searching for Real Regulatory Independence

Jul 18, 2016

OECD report calls for agency independence to serve as a bulwark against breakdowns in the regulatory process.

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Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

Jul 12, 2016

The Supreme Court sheds light on the finality of Army Corps of Engineers’ jurisdictional determinations.

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Still Seeking Contraceptive Compromise After Zubik v. Burwell

Jul 11, 2016

Zubik v. Burwell highlights thorny issues surrounding Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement.

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The Elusiveness of Regulatory Capture

Jul 5, 2016

Regulatory capture is hard to pin down, its elusiveness stemming from four principal factors.

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Exploring Regulatory Capture’s Unanswered Questions

Jul 4, 2016

Rent-seeking and profit-seeking behavior provide valuable insights into the concept of regulatory capture.

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Regulatory Capture, Ancient and Modern

Jun 30, 2016

Regulatory capture's antecedents in political thought—which date back to ancient Greece—inform the modern concept.

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