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The GW Regulatory Studies Center scholars regularly conduct applied research to understand regulatory policy and practice from a public interest perspective. Our content often takes the form of public interest comments, formal testimony, working papers, policy insights, and short commentaries analyzing the most pressing issues in regulatory policy. View the rest of our material by the different types of publications listed on this page or our research areas.


What We Publish

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Public Comments & Testimonies

Scholarly analysis of the potential effects of particular rulemakings from federal agencies, and advice to Congress on how to improve the rulemaking process.

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Commentaries & Insights

Short-form publications intended for all audiences which provide easy to access analysis of regulatory policy.

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Books & Reports

Formal publications, often completed with other leading organizations and individuals, providing a thorough understanding of regulations and the rulemaking process.

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The weekly Regulation Digest contains everything you need to know about regulatory policy today, and our monthly Center Update gives you all of the latest from our team.


Latest Publications 

The Biden Administration’s First Unified Agenda

June 16, 2021
Daniel R. Pérez reviews the first comprehensive forecast of regulatory actions from the Biden administration.

Milestones in the Evolution of the Administrative State

June 15, 2021
Susan E. Dudley lays out the key developments in regulatory policy, and offers where she thinks we will go from here.

Bridget Dooling & Rachel Potter to Study Use of Contracts in Rulemaking

June 07, 2021
“I value the role ACUS plays in administrative law and practice, and I’m delighted to partner with Dr. Potter on this new study,” said Professor Dooling.

Playing Chicken with the CRA

June 04, 2021
When an agency fails to send a rule to Congress can private parties sue? A special provision of the CRA could soon be clarified by SCOTUS.

Engaging in the Rulemaking Process

June 03, 2021
The public has many opportunities to provide input as regulations are being developed.