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Cost-Benefit Analysis

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making it Simpler

Jul 25, 2016 Opinion

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

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Preventing Regulatory Capture

Jun 23, 2016 Opinion

When a regulation’s benefits exceed its costs, simplicity and interdisciplinary processes are essential to reducing capture.

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Challenges in Measuring Regulatory Capture

Jun 22, 2016 Opinion

Regulatory capture, neither inevitable nor a death trap for agencies, must be reduced to advance public policy goals.

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A Forecast of the Next Five Years in Regulation

May 12, 2016 Election 2016

RegBlog’s fifth anniversary prompts illuminating debate about the best path for future regulators.

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A Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State

Apr 26, 2016 Opinion

A 2009 court decision could spur more cost-benefit analysis in the regulatory process.

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Better Policy Analysis Makes for a Better World

Mar 14, 2016 Opinion

Combining better analysis with more meaningful participation will improve policy decisions.

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Reasons to Regulate When Benefits Can’t Be Quantified

Jun 10, 2015 Opinion

CPSC considers costs of regulating corded window coverings, benefits to child safety.

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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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