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The Regulatory Reform Debate Needs a Wider Lens

Mar 10, 2015 Opinion

The U.S. does not regulate more than its international peers, but could still learn much from them about regulatory management.

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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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Predicting Regulatory Delay

Nov 3, 2014 Opinion

New model aims to predict how long it takes rules to be published after they clear OIRA review.

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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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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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How Should We Judge Agencies’ Decisions “Not to Decide?”

May 1, 2014 Analysis

Working paper says agencies have broad, but cabined, discretion to delay and defer.

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Obama’s Regulatory Chief Speaks at Penn Law

Apr 30, 2014 PPR News

At PPR seminar, OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski discusses his office’s role.

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Internalizing Cost-Benefit Analysis

Feb 18, 2014 Opinion

Agencies can improve both regulatory analysis and decision-making by establishing internal review capacity.

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Cost and Benefit Changes During Federal Rulemakings

Dec 23, 2013 Opinion

Data from recent rulemakings do not show that OIRA review systematically lowers estimated benefits and increases estimated costs.

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Moving Toward the Evaluation State

Dec 9, 2013 Opinion

By taking three feasible steps, the administration could help build a regulatory culture more supportive of ex post evaluation.

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