Brian Mannix

Research Professor

Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University

Brian Mannix

Research Professor

Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University

Brian Mannix is a Research Professor at George Washington University’s Regulatory Studies Center. From 2005 – 2009 he was the EPA’s Associate Administrator for Policy, Economics, and Innovation. Earlier he served as the Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Brian was an economist at OIRA from 1981 – 1987, and then served as managing editor of Regulation magazine at the American Enterprise Institute.

Contributions

Yes, Judge, We Do Think About Reviewability

Brian Mannix

April 24, 2020

Parties who disagree with an agency’s action have recourse to the courts; but, if the agency is doing its job properly, it should not be vulnerable for failures of administrative procedure.

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Deep Dive Episode 88 – The Whys and Hows of Commenting on Rules

February 19, 2020

In this episode, Susan Dudley, Karen Harned, and Brian Mannix give an overview of the process and value of the public commenting process for proposed regulations.

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Public Participation and the Power of Persuasion

Brian F. Mannix

March 20, 2018

I care about regulatory policy, and over the years have filed comments on the record in dozens of agency rulemakings. Most of these comments have been ignored, but many have been influential – a few spectacularly so. I cannot say the same about the votes I have cast in federal elections.

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