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Cost-Benefit Analysis

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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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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