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

Building On Regulatory Foundations

The GW Regulatory Studies Center and IBM Center for The Business of Government co-hosted a roundtable and reception November 16, 2023 in Washington, DC commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Executive Order 12866 and 20th Anniversary of Circular A-4. The event brought together OIRA Administrators from the past five presidential administrations.

Revising Regulatory Review

At our May 9, 2023 public forum examining executive actions on Modernizing Regulatory Review, OIRA Administrator Richard Revesz discussed these changes with a panel of former OIRA administrators who served in the Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations. That was followed by a panel of experts in regulatory impact analysis at the federal level who explored in more depth the draft OMB Circular A-4.

Agile Governance

April 26-27, 2022, the GW Regulatory Studies Center co-hosted senior international government officials, thought leaders in academia and civil society, and business leaders from across sectors for a public forum on agile governance. Co-hosts for this dynamic discussion were the OECD, Google, World Economic Forum, and U.S. Council on International Business.









Latest Clips




Regulation By Enforcement: Blockchain and Crypto

Wednesday, 6/5/2024, 12:00pm - 6:30pm

Forum will explore challenges of regulation by enforcement for blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies


Podcast: Regulation by Adjudication

Monday, 4/15/2024, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If the Supreme Court limits or overturns the Chevron Deference doctrine, it will likely lead to a phase of regulation by adjudication as agencies adapt

Podcast: Technology and Public Commenting: Congress Takes Action

Tuesday, 4/2/2024, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Professor Steve Balla on the Comment Integrity and Management Act

Podcast: A Lookback at the Law - How Congress Uses the CRA

Monday, 3/11/2024, 11:00am - 12:00pm

How the Congressional Review Act works and how Congress uses it.

Podcast: 2023 Regulatory Year In Review

Tuesday, 1/23/2024, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Look back at the major regulatory trends of the previous year

Podcast: Bryce Chinault on EV Mandates in Connecticut

Wednesday, 1/17/2024, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Bryce Chinault considers the challenges of Connecticut's vehicle emissions policies amid the shift to electric vehicles

Podcast: Biden's Fall 2023 Unified Agenda

Overview of the administration's semiannual roadmap of regulatory agency activity

Tuesday, 12/19/2023, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Senior Policy Analyst Zoey Xie provides an overview of the Fall 2023 Unified Agenda, key takeaways, and trends to watch in the months ahead.

Podcast: New Goals, Old Tools for Broadening Public Participation

Monday, 12/4/2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Are tools focused on the "supply" side of rulemaking enough to increase public engagement in the process?

Podcast: Comparing the Draft and Final Circular A4

Tuesday, 11/28/2023, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

What's in the Final OMB Circular A-4? Our policy analysts discuss notable differences compared to the draft Circular to bring you quickly up to speed.

Building On Regulatory Foundations and Bridging to the Future

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Executive Order 12866 and 20th Anniversary of Circular A-4

Thursday, 11/16/2023, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Executive Order 12866 and 20th Anniversary of Circular A-4

The Call for an AM Radio Mandate

Podcast with Dylan Desjardins

Tuesday, 10/24/2023, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), will the AM radio band be left behind?