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Cost-Benefit Analysis

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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Why Arizona Should Lift its Regulatory Moratorium

Jun 26, 2014 Opinion

Arizona should end its five-year moratorium on new regulations.

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The Costs and Benefits of Data Brokers

Jun 19, 2014 Opinion

Data brokers’ use of big data leads to questions about how best to protect consumers.

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Defining the Clean Water Act’s Reach

Jun 4, 2014 News

Opponents charge that the EPA “wants to regulate every single puddle.”

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Can Moneyball Make States Better Regulators?

May 28, 2014 Analysis

Scholars say state and local regulators should embrace the federal model of cost-benefit analysis.

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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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The Case for Declining Discount Rates

Apr 7, 2014 Opinion

Why current practices of regulatory analysis undervalue future benefits.

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A Better Way to Study the Effects of Regulation on Employment

Mar 17, 2014 Analysis

New study proposes a better way to take employment effects into account in rulemaking.

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The Unemployment Costs of Regulation

Mar 13, 2014 Analysis

Traditional forms of analysis may underestimate unemployment costs, skewing cost-benefit analysis of regulations.

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Can Risk Assessment Help Us Determine if Regulations Kill Jobs?

Mar 12, 2014 Analysis

Quantitative risk assessment, currently used to evaluate environmental and health hazards, can also analyze regulations' impact on jobs.

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