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Cost-Benefit Analysis

The Supreme Court Scrutinizes EPA Regulation

Apr 30, 2015 Opinion

At oral arguments, Justices question whether EPA considered costs of regulation at the right time.

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Counting Benefits at the High Court

Apr 29, 2015 Opinion

Considering the costs and benefits of regulation should include indirect effects in the calculation.

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Supreme Court Weighs When Agencies Must Consider Costs

Apr 28, 2015 Opinion

EPA's consideration of costs in regulating toxic air pollutants should prove sufficient.

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High Court Hears Debate Over Costs and Benefits of Regulating Air Pollution

Apr 28, 2015 - Apr 30, 2015 Series

RegBlog features commentaries on this term’s oral arguments in Michigan v. EPA.

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EPA’s Ozone Standard Is Insufficiently Stringent, Not Overly Expensive

Feb 16, 2015 Opinion

A lower ozone standard means more benefits for Americans.

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What Is the Ideal Cost-Benefit Analysis?

Dec 10, 2014 Analysis

Two researchers propose a simpler way to perform cost-benefit analysis.

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The Case Against Using Global Benefits to Set U.S. Climate Policy

Sep 24, 2014 Analysis

Two prominent economists introduce new questions into the debate over the social cost of carbon.

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California Poised to Adopt First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Sep 17, 2014 Analysis

Recently passed bill awaits signing in the face of environmentalist cheers and industry fears.

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Improving Regulatory Processes Around the World

Aug 26, 2014 Analysis

New OECD report encourages governments to learn better ways to make regulations.

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The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

Aug 21, 2014 News

An SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

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