Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.
When a regulation’s benefits exceed its costs, simplicity and interdisciplinary processes are essential to reducing capture.
Regulatory capture, neither inevitable nor a death trap for agencies, must be reduced to advance public policy goals.
RegBlog’s fifth anniversary prompts illuminating debate about the best path for future regulators.
A 2009 court decision could spur more cost-benefit analysis in the regulatory process.
Combining better analysis with more meaningful participation will improve policy decisions.
CPSC considers costs of regulating corded window coverings, benefits to child safety.
At oral arguments, Justices question whether EPA considered costs of regulation at the right time.
Considering the costs and benefits of regulation should include indirect effects in the calculation.
EPA's consideration of costs in regulating toxic air pollutants should prove sufficient.