Regulating in the Shadows: How Agencies Achieve Indirectly that Which they have No Authority to Achieve Directly

July 5, 2017

When is it appropriate for a government agency to use its powers and force citizens to give up legal rights in order to achieve the agency’s goals? When does this power become overly coercive? The authors of this paper delve into these important questions.

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Government Regulation: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

June 12, 2017

The authors of this paper examine the important role regulations play in a vibrant economy, how they differ from other government programs, why they can produce unintended consequences, and how reforms could help us achieve the benefits regulations can provide with fewer negative outcomes.

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