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CFIUS and the Pace of Technological Advancement

To keep pace with evolving technology and national security concerns, the scope of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is expanding

How Should the Court Respond to the Combination of Political Polarity, Legislative Impotence, and Executive Branch Overreach?

Working paper examines how extreme political polarization in the U.S. contributes to degraded effectiveness at all three branches of the federal government.

Notice the Comment?

An examination of 1,000+ instances of notice and comment policymaking by government in China at the central, provincial, and municipal levels.

Regulating Without Purpose

How do we measure success if we don’t know what we’re trying to accomplish? If we don’t know why we are spurred to action, how do we distinguish progress from h

Reorganization of Economists at the FCC

Key decisions of the FCC’s reorganization of its economists and lessons for managing specialists in a large and complex organization

Regulatory Compliance Burdens

A review of available literature on potential economic impacts of reducing regulatory compliance burdens on business.

Quantifying the Effects of Humane Society v. Department of Agriculture

This article uses data from two presidential transitions to quantify the number and types of public inspection documents that were withdrawn.

Avoiding Unduly Concentrated Clean Energy Markets

The IRS will need help to avoid unintended adverse effects in implementing the Inflation Reduction Act’s clean energy provisions.

What a Confirmation Hearing Might Reveal

Senate confirmation hearings represent an important check on presidential power: Know what to look for as the hearing unfolds.

Red Tape Literature in Public Administration

This Insight reviews an extensive public administration literature on the subject of “red tape.”