An Analysis of the 2008 Government Report On the Costs and Benefits of Federal Regulations
AbstractThis paper critically reviews the draft of the Office of Management and Budget's 2008report on the benefits and costs of federal regulations. I offer seven recommendations ,six for OMB and one for Congress, that would help hold lawmakers and regulators more accountable for the regulations they produce. My recommendations focus on getting the regulatory agencies to produce better analysis, making that analysis more transparent and readily available, and making the regulatory process itself more transparent.
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