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14 Feb 2012, 9:30 pm by Elizabeth Hein
Potentially stalling the merger of two giants in the long-term pharmaceutical services industry, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued an antitrust complaint objecting to Omnicare’s impending merger with PharMerica Corporation. [read post]
20 May 2013, 9:30 pm by Bruce Levinson
The most powerful, influential, and creative people in any society are its entrepreneurs. [read post]
12 May 2013, 9:30 pm by Michael A. Livermore
Cost-benefit analysis, while embraced by both political parties over the course of the past three decades, is still feared by many progressives in the United States. [read post]
19 Jun 2013, 9:30 pm by James Hobbs
“We the People,” the website operated by the White House, creates a simple system for ordinary Americans to exercise their First Amendment right to petition the administration, but its practical effects remain at best unclear. [read post]
8 Jul 2013, 9:30 pm by David Thaw
Cybersecurity is a "hot topic" in U.S. politics. [read post]
2 Apr 2010, 10:42 am by Penn Program on Regulation
 This has been a busy week for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). [read post]
15 Jul 2012, 9:30 pm by Christopher H. Foreman, Jr.
The fearsomely productive Jim Wilson book-ended the 1980s with two hugely influential book-length contributions, an edited volume on The Politics of Regulation (1980) and his opus on Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do and Why They Do It (1989). [read post]
28 Jul 2013, 10:20 pm by Anita K. Krug
For many of us, thinking about financial services regulation means thinking about the financial crisis and, more specifically, how best to prevent its recurrence. [read post]
16 Jul 2013, 9:30 pm by Kara Cheever
Human development has unequivocal implications for the environment and human health. [read post]
4 Jun 2012, 9:30 pm by Samson Chen
Should the European Union (EU) institute a “fat tax” on unhealthy foods to prevent obesity? [read post]
8 May 2013, 9:30 pm by Eric Lorber
Can private individuals and organizations use so-called “sue and settle” lawsuits to set federal environmental regulatory policy without going through the normal regulatory process? [read post]
2 Dec 2012, 9:30 pm by Elisa Solomon
Over the past thirty years, the commercial contracts that make up global supply chains increasingly incorporate provisions regulating social, environmental, and safety standards, according to Penn Program on Regulation (PPR) fellow, Fabrizio Cafaggi. [read post]
20 Nov 2012, 10:30 pm by Jessica Witte
With the passage of Amendment 64, Colorado became the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. [read post]
15 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Lauren-Kelly Devine
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced the addition of over 90,000 consumer financial complaints to its online database. [read post]
31 Jul 2013, 9:30 pm by Kara Cheever
Commercial and industrial buildings are one of the largest consumers of energy in the United States – accounting for roughly fifty percent of the nation’s total energy consumption and imposing more than $400 billion in costs, according to the U.S. [read post]
19 Mar 2012, 9:30 pm by Andrew Chon and Annie Chou
Adapting to a changing climate may be the most realistic response to climate change, according to MIT economist Michael Greenstone, who spoke at a recent risk regulation seminar organized by the Penn Program on Regulation. [read post]
20 Jul 2013, 10:00 pm by Alex Raskolnikov
People engage in all kinds of harmful acts. [read post]
3 Jul 2013, 9:40 pm by Christina Reichert
Each year, fishermen kill approximately one hundred million sharks for their fins, fueling what has become a multi-billion dollar shark-fin market. [read post]
12 Nov 2012, 9:30 pm by Aimee Martin
Since the first major effects of the housing crisis hit the U.S. financial system more than five years ago, policymakers, politicians, and finance experts have called for reform of the U.S. housing finance system. [read post]
27 Oct 2013, 9:30 pm by Abena Yeboa
Are you are being over-charged on your monthly phone bill? [read post]