James Broughel

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Technological Innovation and Economic Growth: A Brief Report on the Evidence

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
James Broughel and Adam D. Thierer
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and R Street Institute
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technological innovation, economic growth, permissionless innovation, regulation, risk-taking, entrepreneurship, total factor productivity

The Benefits of Coronavirus Suppression: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Response to the First Wave of COVID-19 in the United States

Mercatus Working Paper, 2021, COVID Economics 67 (February 4, 2021), 128-171
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
James Broughel and Michael Kotrous
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and University of Georgia, Department of Economics
Downloads 253 (214,151)
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COVID-19, social distancing, cost-benefit analysis, value of a statistical life, pandemic, healthcare policy, crisis response

The Benefits of Coronavirus Suppression: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Response to the First Wave of COVID-19 in the United States

Covid Economics 67 (February 4, 2021), 128-171
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
James Broughel and Michael Kotrous
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and University of Georgia, Department of Economics
Downloads 125 (399,010)
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COVID-19, social distancing, cost-benefit analysis, value of a statistical life

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 122 (406,512)
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Cost-Per-Life-Saved Cutoff, Value of a Statistical Life, Benefit-Cost Analysis, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Health-Health Analysis, Welfare Analysis

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 101 (467,716)

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cost-per-life-saved cutoff, value of a statistical life, benefit-cost analysis, cost- effectiveness analysis, health-health analysis, welfare analysis

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Regulation and Economic Growth: Applying Economic Theory to Public Policy

Regulation and Economic Growth: Applying Economic Theory to Public Policy (2017); ISBN: 978-1-942951-36- 0
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 19 May 2017
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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Regulation, Economic Growth, Macroeconomics, Innovation, General Purpose Technology, Human Capital

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Relax Pharmacy Regulations to Help with COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

Mercatus Center Research Paper Series, Special Edition Policy Brief (2020)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
James Broughel and Yuliya Yatsyshina
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Independent
Downloads 210 (257,070)
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pharmacy; regulation; pharmacist; healthcare; coronavirus; coronavirus pandemic; COVID-19; public health; economics

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The Impact of Economic Regulation on Growth: Survey and Synthesis

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
James Broughel and Robert W. Hahn
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 163 (321,774)
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regulation, economic growth, productivity, World Bank, Ease of Doing Business index, OECD, product market regulation, employment protection legislation

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Stealth Regulation: Addressing Agency Evasion of OIRA and the Administrative Procedure Act

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Federalist Edition, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
John Graham and James Broughel
Indiana University and Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 153 (339,451)
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OIRA, Regulation, regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory process, regulatory review

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Zero-Based Regulation

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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zero-based regulation, zero-based budget, sunset provision, regulatory budget

9.

Rethinking the Value of Life: A Critical Appraisal of the Value of a Statistical Life

Utah State Center for Growth and Opportunity, Policy Paper Series, Policy Paper 2020.002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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value of a statistical life, cost-benefit analysis, mortality risk, financial cost of death, replacement cost

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Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Failure to Learn from the Past

Broughel, James / 2020. "Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Failure to Learn from the Past." The Journal of Private Enterprise 35(1) Spring: 105-113.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 130 (385,833)
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cost-benefit analysis, social welfare function, social discount rate, shadow price of capital

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The Seen and the Unseen in Cost-Benefit Analysis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 May 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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opportunity cost of capital, cost-benefit analysis, social discount rate, Austrian economics, subjectivism, social welfare function

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The Role of Regulatory Impact Analysis in Federal Rulemaking

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2014
John Morrall and James Broughel
Independent and Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 111 (434,111)
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regulation, regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory process, regulatory review, OIRA

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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
Independent, University of Massachusetts Amherst, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 108 (442,838)

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

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The Social Discount Rate: A Primer for Policymakers

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jul 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 107 (445,849)

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social discount rate, opportunity cost of capital, social planner, declining discount rates

15.

The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism

James Broughel, “The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism,” Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 24, no. 1 (2021): 147–65.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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socialism, cost-benefit analysis, regulation, Arrow’s impossibility theorem, dictatorship

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Pharmacy Technician Ratio Requirements

Mercatus Research Series
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
James Broughel and Yuliya Yatsyshina
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Independent
Downloads 77 (550,146)

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pharmacy technician, ratio requirements, practice of pharmacy, healthcare policy, COVID-19

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The Mortality Cost of Expenditures

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1111/coep.12483 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-29
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 May 2020 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2020
W. Kip Viscusi and James Broughel
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 67 (593,656)
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cost-per-life-saved cutoff, value of a statistical life, benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, health-health analysis

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Reforming the Practice of Pharmacy: Observations from Idaho

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2020
James Broughel, Philip Haunschild and Yuliya Yatsyshina
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Independent
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pharmacists, scope of practice, prescribing authority, regulation, Idaho, permissionless innovation

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Resurrecting the Opportunity Cost of Capital in Cost–Benefit Analysis

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2023
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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opportunity cost of capital; cost–benefit analysis; social discount rate; shadow price of capital, convergence

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The Regulatory Budget in Theory and Practice: Lessons from the U.S. States

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 45.1, No. 1 (2022): 11-42.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Oct 2022
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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regulatory budget, cost-benefit analysis

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A 50-State Review of Regulatory Procedures

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
James Broughel, Brian Baugus and Feler Bose
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), Regent University and Indiana University East, School of Business & Economics
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Administrative Procedure Acts, regulatory procedures, database, states, oversight, rules

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The Tradeoffs between Energy Efficiency, Consumer Preferences, and Economic Growth

Broughel, James. (2021). “The Tradeoffs Between Energy Efficiency, Consumer Preferences, and Economic Growth,” in Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform (eds: Adam Hoffer and Todd Nesbit), Logan, UT: Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University, 221-245.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 2021
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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market failure, behavioral economics, energy efficiency, behavioral market failure

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Federal Regulation and Mortality in the 50 States

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
James Broughel and Dustin Chambers
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Salisbury University - Department of Economics and Finance
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regulation, mortality, RegData, mortality risk analysis, cost-per-life-saved cutoff

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COVID-19 Reveals the Need for a Regulatory Reset

Mercatus Special Edition Policy Brief
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 May 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
Downloads 55 (654,309)

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regulation, regulatory reform, healthcare, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, public health, economics, quarantine, economy, economic crisis

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The Mighty Waves of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Budgets and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis

James Broughel, The Mighty Waves of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Budgets and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis, 3 Bus. Entrepreneurship & Tax L. Rev. 206 (2019).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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regulatory reform, regulatory budget, cost-benefit analysis

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The Unsettled Matter of Discounting the Future

Mercatus Research Paper, December 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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D6, H43, I3, K2

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Effective Regulatory Reform: What the United States Can Learn from British Columbia

Mercatus Research
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
James Broughel and Laura Jones
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Independent
Downloads 44 (720,023)
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regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory budget, red tape, British Columbia

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Cutting Red Tape in the Garden State New Jersey's Regulatory Reform Program Under Governor Chris Christie

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 May 2018
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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New Jersey, regulation, red tape, benefit-cost analysis

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Larger Polities Are More Regulated

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Sep 2020
Providence College Department of Economics, Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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regulation, population, RegData, Australia, Canada

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Cutting Red Tape to Cut the Deficit: An Innovative Approach to Balancing the Budget

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Oct 2020
James Broughel and Jack Salmon
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Debt, Deficit, Economic Growth, Regulation, Regulatory Burden

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Rules for Robots: A Framework for Governance of AI

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2023
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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artifician intelligence, AI, regulation, risk, existential risk

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A Revised Economic Analysis for OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2023
Andrew Baxter and James Broughel
Independent and Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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OSHA, COVID-19, vaccination, testing, regulation, cost-benefit analysis, feasibility analysis

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How Risk Analysis Can Improve Wisconsin Regulations and Save Lives

Broughel, James and Dustin Chambers. (2023). “How Risk Analysis Can Improve Wisconsin Regulation Save Lives," in Onward Wisconsin: Unleashing Capitalism with Common Sense Public Policy (eds: Adam Hoffer, Scott Niederjohn, Russell Sobel, Nabamita Dutta), LaCrosse, WI: Menard Center at University of W
Number of pages: 22
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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Risk Analysis, Regulations, Mortality

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The Social Discount Rate

Number of pages: 2
James Broughel
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
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social discount rate, definition

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Don’t Depower Crypto: Biden’s electricity tax would harm conservation, innovation

James Broughel, John Berlau, and Ari Patikin, "Don’t Depower Crypto: Biden’s electricity tax would harm conservation, innovation," Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2024.
Number of pages: 12
James Broughel, John Berlau and Ari Patinkin
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and George Washington University
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Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, mining, electricity tax