Richard A. Williams

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Government Dietary Guidelines: Uncertain Science Leads to Questionable Public Health Policy

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Edward Archer, Michael L. Marlow and Richard A. Williams
University of Alabama at Birmingham, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 93 (396,738)
Citation 3

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Regulation Under Uncertainty: Use of the Linear No-Threshold Model in Chemical and Radiation Exposure

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Dima Shamoun, Edward Calabrese, Richard A. Williams and James Broughel
Independent, University of Massachusetts Amherst, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 83 (425,316)

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linear no-threshold, dose-response, health and safety regulations, benefit-cost analysis, risk

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The Consequences of Regulatory Accumulation and a Proposed Solution

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Richard A. Williams
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 63 (493,902)
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regulation, regulatory accumulation, regulatory cleanup, retrospective review, retrospective analysis, consequences of regulation, unintended consequences, economic growth, regulatory improvement commission, regulatory review commission, BRAC for regulations, regulation and safety, nonfunctional

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Reforming Regulatory Analysis, Review, and Oversight: A Guide for the Perplexed

Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Richard A. Williams
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 58 (513,836)
Citation 2

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administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

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Regulations Implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Richard A. Williams
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 29 (666,991)

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food safety, benefit-cost analysis, Food Safety Modernization Act, FDA, risk assessment, HACCP, regulations

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US Medical Devices: Choices and Consequences

Mercatus Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Richard A. Williams, Robert F. Graboyes and Adam D. Thierer
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 23 (712,053)

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medical devices, regulation, Food and Drug Administration, innovation, patient preferences

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A New Role for the FDA in Food Safety

Mercatus Working Paper Series, No. 10-69
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Apr 2021
Richard A. Williams
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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food safety, benefit-cost analysis, Food Safety Modernization Act, FDA, risk assessment, HACCP, regulations