News and Events

GW Regulatory Studies Center (RSC) scholars regularly host and participate in events on regulatory policy.  Their expertise is also featured in op-eds and reports in leading media outlets.

Statement on the RSC Mission

Read the statement (PDF) from GW faculty and administrators involved with the GW Regulatory Studies Center providing accurate information about the center's membership, scholarship and activities.


Featured Recent Events

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Our 10th Anniversary

A decade of improving policy through research, education and outreach. Our sincerest thank you to the GW community, our contributors and supporters who helped make the past decade possible for our students, faculty and staff!

Delivering the Goods.

Delivering the Goods

Forty years ago, President Carter signed two landmark pieces of legislation that largely eliminated federal control over prices, entry and exit in interstate trucking and freight. We organized three panels to assess their effects.

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25 Years of EO 12866

This event brought together Office of Information and Regulatory Analysis administrators from the Clinton, Bush, Obama and Trump administrations, along with thought leaders from the academy, executive agencies and Congress.









Latest Clips




How Telehealth Can Maximize Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Thursday, 3/30/2023, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Congressional briefing hosted by The Pew Charitable Trusts on telehealth flexibilities for opioid use disorder treatments

RegTech 2023 Data Summit: Data Modernization under the Financial Data Transparency Act

Tuesday, 4/11/2023, 1:45pm - 2:45pm

The Financial Data Transparency Act (FDTA) will spur RegTech innovation to address regulatory challenges in financial services


Jimmy Carter, The Great Deregulator

GW Reg Studies Podcast discussion

Tuesday, 3/21/2023, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

President Jimmy Carter's legacy of deregulation generated lasting benefits for consumers and society through innovation and better competition

ChatGPT: Risks and Opportunity for Public Comments in Rulemaking

Friday, 3/3/2023, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

This webinar assembles a panel of experts to discuss the potential impacts of this new wave of AI technologies on rulemaking

SAMHSA's Proposed Updates to Methadone Rules

Will These Changes Do Enough to Expand Access to Methadone for Opioid Use Disorder?

Friday, 1/27/2023, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Webinar hosted by the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine with NYU Langone Health and the Drug Policy Alliance

Panel Discussion on the Handbook of Regulatory Authorities

Thursday, 1/19/2023, 9:00am - 10:00am

The Handbook of Regulatory Authorities is a helpful resource for exploring the regulatory landscape. Hear from editors and authors in this webinar.

Will ChatGPT Break the Regulatory Commenting Process?

GW Reg Studies Podcast discussion

Thursday, 1/12/2023, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

ChatGPT is an AI chat bot capable of remarkably human responses. Is the regulatory commenting process prepared for this game-changing technology?

Assessing the Impact of President Biden’s Marijuana Actions

Friday, 1/6/2023, 10:00am - 11:40am

Panel discussion at the American Association of Law Schools 2023 Annual Meeting

Immigration Legal Resource Center Webinar

Understanding the Regulatory Practice

Friday, 9/9/2022, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Best practices for crafting comments on the regulatory process concerning immigration in the U.S.

Jerry Ellig Memorial Conference

Public Event

Thursday, 6/9/2022, 8:00am - 7:59pm

Join us for A day focused on research by Jerry Ellig and the ideas he has inspired.

Remembering Jerry Ellig: A celebration of his life and legacy

Private Evening with Family and Friends

Wednesday, 6/8/2022, 5:30pm - Thursday, 6/9/2022, 7:59pm

Back to the Future: How Not to Write a Regulation

Event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute

Wednesday, 6/1/2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Howard Beales discusses his forthcoming report on FTC rulemaking with Tim Murris alongside Maureen Ohlhausen and Mark Jamison.