As our comments demonstrate, most dark patterns are merely modern renditions of practices already covered by long-standing laws against deception, fraud, and unfairness.
This working paper from economists John Morehouse and Edward Rubin examines whether coal power plant owners choose locations that reduce their potential exposure to clean air monitoring and regulations.
In this paper, the authors examine how fiber buildouts affect competition and service quality from non-fiber incumbent providers, including cable and aDSL providers.
Public interest comment on proposed rule with the intended purpose of adding consistency in the disposal of Very Low-Level Radioactive Waste (VLLW).
In this paper, the authors test whether smaller refiners are actually hurt by the RFS. Learn more about the research here.
Regulators should embrace changes to encourage continued innovation in how consumers both produce and consume the electricity that powers their lives.
This paper examines the causes of inertia in health insurance by examining Covered California, the largest U.S. health insurance Marketplace.
This research explores how to address cybersecurity issues without stifling innovation in the growing network of interconnected devices.
This policy paper examines the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regulating emerging nutrition technologies.
This research examines the effects of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) on electricity prices. Learn more about the research here.
The use of bots in the online ticket reselling space helps get tickets to those who value them most. See the public interest comment here.