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The Elusiveness of Regulatory Capture

Jul 5, 2016 Opinion

Regulatory capture is hard to pin down, its elusiveness stemming from four principal factors.

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Exploring Regulatory Capture’s Unanswered Questions

Jul 4, 2016 Opinion

Rent-seeking and profit-seeking behavior provide valuable insights into the concept of regulatory capture.

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Finding the Middle Ground in Regulatory Reform

Nov 2, 2015 Editor's Choice

Commentator offers ideas for regulatory reform with bipartisan appeal.

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Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Sep 4, 2014 Opinion

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

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Regulating the Settler-in-Chief

Aug 13, 2014 Opinion

When it comes to brokering settlements, presidential power may need to be regulated.

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How Did Wyoming Take Back Control of Gray Wolf Protection?

Jul 7, 2014 Analysis

Essay contest winner chronicles conflict between federal and Wyoming officials over management of gray wolf population in the state.

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Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

Jun 24, 2014 Analysis

New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.

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Analyzing the Job Impacts of Regulation

Apr 15, 2014 PPR News

Wharton School panel discussion assesses new book on how regulations affect employment.

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Regulation and Democracy

Mar 24, 2014 Opinion

How the resurgence of progressivism will produce improved regulatory outcomes.

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Improving Regulation Requires Closer Scrutiny of Benefits

Feb 25, 2014 Opinion

Many regulations fail to demonstrate a need for agency action.

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