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17 Jul 2012, 9:30 pm by Paul J. Quirk
I appreciate having this opportunity to pass on a few observations about Jim Wilson, his work, and his teaching. [read post]
27 May 2013, 9:30 pm by Jason Marisam
Interagency coordination has become a central preoccupation of administrative lawyers, scholars, and regulators. [read post]
29 Jan 2013, 9:30 pm by Sam Batkins
The recently published Unified Agenda of federal regulatory activity shows a total of 136 regulations that are “economically significant” – that is, those that will have an impact of $100 million or more. [read post]
22 Jan 2012, 5:48 pm by Sebastian Rowland
The Penn Program on Regulation’s risk regulation seminar series showcased leading research on risk and uncertainty during the University of Pennsylvania’s fall 2011 academic term.Leading off in September, Geoffrey M. [read post]
24 Jun 2013, 9:30 pm by Barak Orbach
Politicians and commentators often depict government failure as some sort of modern epidemic burdening society. [read post]
30 Mar 2012, 12:45 pm by Ilya Somin
This week’s oral arguments before the Supreme Court shed some  new light on how the justices are likely to vote on the constitutionality of the individual health insurance mandate contained in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). [read post]
26 Dec 2011, 12:00 am by Roselyn Hsueh
China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) 10 years ago this month, pledging to uphold the rules and practices of open market economies. [read post]
If legislators disagree about the efficacy of a proposed policy, why not resolve the disagreement with a bet? [read post]
25 Jan 2013, 1:25 pm by Aimee Martin
“They serve, they’re wounded, and they die right next to each other,” Secretary of Defense Leon E. [read post]
5 Mar 2013, 9:30 pm by Brady Sullivan
While Congress fought last week over sequestration, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took on bagged lettuce, raw onions, and E. coli. [read post]
19 Aug 2012, 9:30 pm by Stuart Shapiro
The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) was passed in 1980 and reauthorized in 1986 and 1995. [read post]
30 Jun 2013, 10:11 pm by Nina A. Mendelson
Federal agencies have relied upon private sector expertise and resources by incorporating thousands of private standards into binding public regulations – but only by reference. [read post]
3 Jul 2010, 5:32 am by Cary Coglianese
Since President Obama’s first announcement of his nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, many observers have noted that her confirmation would bring the number of women sitting on the nation’s highest Court to three, the most at any time in our nation’s history. [read post]
24 Oct 2011, 12:00 am by Stuart Shapiro
Those of us who support benefit-cost analysis (BCA) as a tool to improve regulatory decisions have long sought ways to give such analysis more heft in agency decision making. [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 9:30 pm by James Hobbs
The International Trade Administration of the Department of Commerce last week issued a preliminary ruling that wind turbine towers imported from China are subsidized and priced at an unfair level that hurts other competitors in the American market, adding to rising tension between the US and China over green technology trade. [read post]
30 Dec 2012, 9:30 pm by Vaclav Graf
Bootlegged alcohol mixed with lethal methanol has resulted in at least thirty-one confirmed deaths. [read post]
12 Jun 2013, 9:45 pm by Kara Cheever
Federal regulations can achieve many benefits in terms of safety, health, and environmental protection – but not without cost. [read post]
29 May 2013, 9:30 pm by Elisa Solomon
A large number of banks that borrowed money from the Troubled Asset Relief Program(TARP) have used a federal small business fund to repay TARP loans and relieve themselves from TARP’s higher interest rates and restrictions, including limitations on executive pay and dividend payments, according to a recent government oversight report. [read post]
7 Sep 2011, 12:00 am by RegBlog
Along with the other candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney would make regulatory reform one of his top priorities if elected, according to a plan his campaign released yesterday. [read post]
15 May 2012, 9:30 pm by Samson Chen
Demand for spectrum—the government-controlled airwaves used to transmit wireless signals—is at an all-time high. [read post]