Books & Reports

Academic books and long-term research projects published by Center scholars that advance the overall knowledge of various aspects of regulatory processes and policies.

Books & Reports Spotlight

Jerry Ellig on Dynamic Competition and Rational Regulation

A compilation of the works of the late Jerry Ellig, highlighting a legacy rooted in rational regulation driven by benefit-cost analysis societal benefit.

Handbook of Regulatory Authorities

This comprehensive and interdisciplinary international Handbook examines the fundamental concepts, theories, practices, and empirical achievements and challenges in the contemporary study of regulatory authorities


Agriculture and Regulation

The GW Regulatory Studies Center's cooperative agreement with the US Department of Agriculture to analyze agricultural regulations.

ABA AdLaw Section Book

Since 2018, Regulatory Studies Center scholars have co-authored the Rulemaking chapter of "Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice," an annual publication of the American Bar Association.

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A Vast and Discretionary Regime

Federal agencies have significant discretion to remove or alter regulatory barriers to methadone treatment.

Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

This report on the proceedings of a National Academies of Sciences workshop features research and commentary from Bridget Dooling and Laura Stanley.

Back to the Future: How Not to Write a Regulation

The new activists at the FTC are again seeking radical transformation of long-standing legal foundations of antitrust and consumer protection, to be implemented through a new wave of rulemaking.