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Cost-Benefit Analysis

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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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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