Regulatory Reform

The Democratic Case for Job Impact Analysis

Mar 18, 2014 Analysis

Integrating employment effects into regulatory impact analysis could improve the public debate on regulation.

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A Better Way to Study the Effects of Regulation on Employment

Mar 17, 2014 Analysis

New study proposes a better way to take employment effects into account in rulemaking.

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The Unemployment Costs of Regulation

Mar 13, 2014 Analysis

Traditional forms of analysis may underestimate unemployment costs, skewing cost-benefit analysis of regulations.

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Can Risk Assessment Help Us Determine if Regulations Kill Jobs?

Mar 12, 2014 Analysis

Quantitative risk assessment, currently used to evaluate environmental and health hazards, can also analyze regulations' impact on jobs.

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Analyzing Regulation’s Effect on Jobs

Mar 11, 2014 Analysis

Lisa Robinson argues that recent high unemployment highlights the need to assess employment effects of regulation.

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Informing the Debate over Regulation’s Impact on Jobs

Mar 10, 2014 Opinion

Debate over regulation’s effects on employment would benefit from better policy analysis.

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Does Regulation Kill Jobs?

March 10, 2014 - March 18, 2014 Series

New book from Penn Program on Regulation explores the connection between regulation and employment.

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House Subcommittee Considers Scrubbing Away “Burdensome” Regulations

Mar 6, 2014 News

New bill would empower an independent commission to force agencies to eliminate or amend rules.

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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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House Subcommittee Airs Debate Over “Secret Law”

Feb 11, 2014 Analysis

Public access to regulations takes center stage at congressional hearing.

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