In this paper, CGO scholars argue that the conventional interpretation of Chenery II is a serious overreading of the Court’s decision.
This paper looks at our regulatory structure, who regulates outer space, and with what authority. Are there gaps that need to be filled?
Real options analysis promotes transparency in regulatory decisions, encouraging agencies to showcase the effort behind each regulation.
As policymakers devise new online child safety regulations, how should they approach the issue of age assurance?
Daniel Epstein's theory, "regulatory pluralism," explains the regulatory state's failure to follow statutory procedures using novel data.
Executive branches can wield legislative and judicial power despite "checks and balances" in the U.S. Constitution.
Authors John Kerkhoff and Oliver Dunford assert that no right was more important to the Founders than the right to trial by jury.
The FCC must curb USAC's power and benefits to ensure good governance while combating waste, fraud, and abuse in the USF.
Should Congress should let the moratorium expire? No, original spaceflight projections were too ambitious.
Combating misinformation in social media is a topic of debate. Policies for moderation can be effective and socially beneficial.
Policymakers face calls for social media regulations concerning minors, emphasizing the need for child safety and well-considered policies.
Public Interest Comment on the FTC Trade Regulation Rule on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) through this ANPRM is pursuing a topic of immense importance to the American public and economy.
We examine how Section 230 allows platforms to moderate content concerning health misinformation, hate speech, and child abuse materials.
Online content moderation debates involve a tension between assuming users' good faith and addressing bad faith contributions.
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act governs the liability for online crimes among content creators, platforms, and services.
Many proposals classify and regulate social media companies as “common carriers”. These laws may not be good for the media marketplace.
Estimating the Impact of Critical-Habitat Designation on the Values of Developed and Undeveloped Parcels
When private land is designated as critical habitat for an endangered species, does that change the value of the land?
This policy paper examines conservation projects using crowdsourcing to determine if it is a useful tool for advancing conservation efforts.
What are targeted cash assistance programs and what are their effects? CGO Visiting Scholar Max Ghenis discusses in this research in focus.
In this chapter, economist James Prieger examines the risks and relative benefits of vaping compared to smoke tobacco.
Adam C. Smith and Stephan F. Gohmann provide avenues for states to improve beer regulations to encourage the growth of the industry.
Doctors DeAngelis and Burke review the effects of school choice programs that give families wider options to move between schools.
Net neutrality, like other policies, sounds uncontroversial yet refers to a specific and highly contentious policy.
Michael Giberson and Lynne Kiesling compare how Texas’s electricity market provides much more diversity of choice than other states.
In this chapter, Jerry Ellig shows how improvements in technology have made monopolies for electric service obsolete.
Environmental policy scholars challenge the choice between protection through strict regulation or a free-for-all causing degradation.
Regulation is often justified by the existence of market failures in which market systems fail to maximize overall welfare.
Cities and states adopt energy standards into building codes to reduce energy consumption and prevent environmental damages.
Every city in the US has implemented regulations limiting the amount of housing that can be built and raising the cost of construction.
Research on Certificate of Need laws shows that they have largely failed to improve access to healthcare services.