Stuart Shapiro

Stuart Shapiro

Associate Professor and Director of Public Policy Program, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Areas of Expertise

The Regulatory Process and Regulatory Reform


Professor Shapiro's research focuses on the regulatory process and regulatory reform, including the role of cost-benefit analysis, public participation, and e-rulemaking.  He has also done research on the regulatory process in the states.  Prior to becoming a professor, Stuart was a desk officer and manager in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.  He received his Ph.D. in public policy and  his M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Stuart Shapiro's CV

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Ph.D. in public policy and M.P.P. - Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University


The Politics of Regulatory Reform w. Debra Borie-Holtz Routledge Publishing (2013).

Reforming the Regulatory Process to Consider Employment and Other Macroeconomic Factors in Does Regulation Kill Jobs? Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel, and Christopher Carrigan (eds) University of Pennsylvania Press (2013)

Does Haste Make Waste? How Long Does It Take to do a Good Regulatory Impact Analysis? (w. John Morrall) Administration and Society(2013)

The Paperwork Reduction Act: Benefits, Costs, and Directions for Reform Government Information Quarterly (2013).

The Triumph of Regulatory Politics: Benefit Cost Analysis and Political Salience (w. John Morrall) Regulation and Governance (2012) 6:189