Jerry Ellig

George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center

Research Professor

805 21st St. NW

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Net Neutrality Regulation: The Economic Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Independent, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Brookings Institution, The American Consumer Institute, ESC Company, NERA Economic Consulting, George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center, University of Wollongong - SMART Infrastructure Facility, Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Oxford, Smith School, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Francisco Marroquin University, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Virginia School of Law, Econ One, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Cambridge Office, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Inc., London Business School and Kansas State University - Department of Economics
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net neutrality, FCC, Internet, broadband, regulation

Video Killed the Franchise Star: The Consumer Cost of Cable Franchising and Policy Alternatives

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Jerry Brito and Jerry Ellig
Independent and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 123 (227,041)
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cable, franchising, fcc, video, television, franchise

Video Killed the Franchise Star: The Consumer Cost of Cable Franchising and Policy Alternatives

Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 5, p. 199, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Jerry Brito and Jerry Ellig
Independent and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 62 (351,385)

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cable, franchising, FCC, video, television, franchise

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How Many Bottles Make a Case Against Prohibition? Online Wine and Virginia's Direct Shipment Ban

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 161 (181,962)
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wine, interstate, e-commerce, Internet, direct shipping, alcohol, 21st Amendment, federalism, franchise, monopoly, competition, retail, wholesale, Virginia, vertical integration, prohibition, temperance

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Talking the Talk, or Walking the Walk? Outcome-Based Regulation of Transnational Investment

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 6, pp. 265-340 (2009)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Jerry Ellig and Houman B. Shadab
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and New York Law School
Downloads 137 (207,885)

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mutual recognition, investor protection, securities and exchange commission, regulatory competition, substituted compliance, international diversification

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The Regulatory Determinants of Railroad Safety

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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railroad, railroad safety, regulation, safety regulation, Staggers Act, RegData

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The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis in 2008

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 106 (251,706)
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regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost, regulation, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory process, regulatory reform

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Regulatory Status of VoIP in the Post-Brand X World

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 89-133, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and Alastair Walling
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
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Internet, telephone, telecommuncations, universal service, VoIP

Judicial Review of Regulatory Impact Analysis: Why Not the Best?

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 17 Apr 2017
Reeve Bull and Jerry Ellig
Administrative Conference of the United States and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
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regulatory impact analysis, judicial review, administrative procedure act, benefit-cost analysis, economic analysis

Judicial Review of Regulatory Impact Analysis: Why Not the Best?

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 148 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Reeve Bull and Jerry Ellig
Administrative Conference of the United States and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 6 (626,650)
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Costs and Consequences of Federal Telecommunications Regulations

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 58, No.1, pp. 37-102, January 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 85 (290,671)
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telecommunications, telephone, regulation, costs, benefits, outcomes, long-distance, universal service, wireless, spectrum

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Homeland Security and Regulatory Analysis: Are We Safe Yet?

Rutgers Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 06 Sep 2008
Jamie L. Belcore and Jerry Ellig
affiliation not provided to SSRN and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 81 (299,279)
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homeland security, security, cost-benefit, regulation, DHS

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Regulatory Process, Regulatory Reform, and the Quality of Regulatory Impact Analysis

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 7:3 (October 2016), pp. 523-59
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Jerry Ellig and Rosemarie Fike
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Texas Christian University
Downloads 77 (308,340)
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regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

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Does Haste Make Waste in Regulatory Analysis?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Jerry Ellig
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 74 (315,534)
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regulation, economic analysis, regulatory quality, midnight regulations

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Legislative Action, Market Reaction and Interstate Commerce: Results of Virginia's Natural Experiment with Direct Wine Shipment

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 74 (315,534)
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wine, direct shipment, alcohol, electronic commerce, Supreme Court, Commerce Clause, franchising

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Buried Online: State Laws that Limit E-Commerce in Caskets

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 283-330, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and Asheesh Agarwal
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Government of the United States of America - U.S. Attorney's Office
Downloads 65 (338,488)
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casket, electronic commerce, Internet, rational basis

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Costs and Consequences

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 40-44, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 63 (343,943)

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Federal Communications Commission, FCC, telecommunications, broadband, broadband regulation, federal telecommunications regulation, telecom

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What Did the Unbundled Network Element Platform Cost?

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-38, 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and James Nicholas Taylor
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
Downloads 58 (358,307)

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telecommunications, telephone, competition, unbundled, UNE-P

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SEC Regulatory Analysis: 'A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There'

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial, & Commercial Law 8:2 (Spring 2014), 361-437
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Hester Peirce
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 54 (370,771)

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financial markets, financial regulation, securities, securities regulation, regulatory impact analysis,cost-benefit analysis, judicial review, Securities and Exchange Commission

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Has GPRA Increased the Availability and Use of Performance Information?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 53 (373,795)

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GPRA, performance, government performance measures, performance management, performance measurement, bureaucracy

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The Irony of Transparency: Unintended Consequences of Wireless Truth-in-Billing

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 43-69, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig and James Nicholas Taylor
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
Downloads 50 (383,620)

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wireless, telephone, telecommunications, truth-in-billing, universal service

Regulatory Reform in Florida: An Opportunity for Greater Competitiveness and Economic Efficiency

Florida State University Business Review 13:1, pp. 95-130, Spring 2014, Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 14-09
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
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Regulatory reform, occupational licensing, regulations, Florida, entrepreneurs, economic efficiency

Regulatory Reform in Florida: An Opportunity for Greater Competitiveness and Economic Efficiency

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
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Intercarrier Compensation and Consumer Welfare

University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology, & Policy, Vol. 1, pp. 97-124, 2005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
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intercarrier, telephone, long-distance, universal service

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. Wiliams
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 44 (412,304)
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administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

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

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
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Intercarrier Compensation and Universal Service

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
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telephone, telecommunications, universal service, high cost, rural phone service, cross-subsidies

Preventing a Regulatory Train Wreck: Mandated Regulation and the Cautionary Tale of Positive Train Control

Mercatus Working Paper, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Jerry Ellig and Michael Horney
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
Downloads 30 (473,902)
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regulation, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory analysis, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit analysis, positive train control, railroad, administrative law

Preventing a Regulatory Train Wreck: Mandated Regulation and the Cautionary Tale of Positive Train Control

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Michael Horney and Jerry Ellig
Independent and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 3 (650,326)
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Improvements in SEC Economic Analysis Since Business Roundtable: A Structured Assessment

Jerry Ellig. “ Improve ments in SEC Economic Analysis s ince Business Roundtable: A Structured Assessment.” Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, December 2016.
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Dec 2016
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 32 (452,354)
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Securities and Exchange Commission, financial regulation, Dodd-Frank, administrative procedure, Administrative Procedure Act, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review, judicial review

Price Effects and the Commerce Clause: The Case of State Wine Shipping Laws

Vanderbilt University Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Working Paper No. 08-2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Jerry Ellig and Alan E. Wiseman
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 28 (484,534)
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commerce clause, wine, direct shipment, alcohol, three-tier system

Price Effects and the Commerce Clause: The Case of State Wine Shipping Laws

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 196-229, 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Jerry Ellig and Alan E. Wiseman
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science
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The Business of Government and Government as a Business

A NATION IN DEBT: ECONOMISTS DEBATE THE FEDERAL DEFICIT, pp. 271-286, Richard H. Fink and Jack C. High, eds., University Publications of America, 1987
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Peter J. Boettke and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 30 (466,519)

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Public Goods

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Evaluating the Quality and Use of Regulatory Impact Analysis: The Mercatus Center's Regulatory Report Card, 2008-2013

Mercatus, 2016
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 28 (471,410)
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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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Presidential Priorities, Congressional Control, and the Quality of Regulatory Analysis: An Application to Health Care and Homeland Security

Public Choice, Volume 161 (December 2014): 305-320.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
Jerry Ellig and Christopher J. Conover
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
Downloads 27 (476,530)
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regulation, regulatory impact analysis, cost-benefit, homeland security, health care, principal-agent

Why and How Independent Agencies Should Conduct Regulatory Impact Analysis

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 24 (507,991)

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administrative procedure, independent agencies, regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory process, benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

Why and How Independent Agencies Should Conduct Regulatory Impact Analysis

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center

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The Politics of Wine: Trade Barriers, Interest Groups, and the Commerce Clause

Journal of Politics, Vol. 69, Issue 3, pp. 859-875, August 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Alan E. Wiseman and Jerry Ellig
Vanderbilt University - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 24 (492,705)
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Ten Years of Results from the Results Act

Mercatus Center at George Mason University Working Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 16 (538,472)

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government accountability, government performance, performance management, bureaucracy, management, public administration, Government Performance and Results Act, Results Act, budget

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Improving Regulatory Impact Analysis Through Process Reform: Testimony Before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 14 (550,350)
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regulation, regulatory impact analysis, cost-benefit andlysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory reform

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Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part A: Material Omissions in Regulatory Analyses for the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 98 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Christopher J. Conover and Jerry Ellig
Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 10 (574,693)

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Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

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Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part B: Substandard Regulatory Analyses for the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Christopher J. Conover
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management
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Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

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Beware the Rush to Presumption, Part C: A Public Choice Analysis of the Affordable Care Act's Interim Final Rules

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Christopher J. Conover and Jerry Ellig
Duke University - Center for Health Policy, Law and Management and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 6 (599,901)

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Affordable Care Act, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Regulatory Impact Analysis, health, health care, health reform, health insurance

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Recovery Act Oversight - Written Testimony

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 6 (599,901)

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Recovery Act, stimulus, performance mesurement, outcomes

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Economic Analysis of Tax Regulations: An Assessment of the First Year

Tax Notes, May 20, 2019
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Jun 2019
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 4 (613,338)

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regulation, tax, tax regulation, tax code, IRS, cost-benefit, benefit-cost

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Comprehensive Regulatory Reform

Mercatus Policy Primer
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Sep 2018
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Jerry Ellig
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 3 (621,266)
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regulation, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory process, rule-making

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Sec Regulatory Analysis: A Long Way to Go and a Short Time to Get There

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 3 (621,266)
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Evaluating the Quality and Use of Regulatory Impact Analysis: The Mercatus Center’S Regulatory Report Card, 2008–2013

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center
Downloads 2 (631,171)
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Does OIRA Review Improve the Quality of Regulatory Impact Analysis? Evidence from the Final Year of the Bush II Administration

Administrative Law Review, Vol. 63, 2011
Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Jerry Ellig and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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administrative law, administrative procedure, OIRA, cost-benefit analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory impact analysis, Bush, executive orders, regulatory review

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Continuity, Change, and Priorities: The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis Across US Administrations

"Continuity, Change, and Priorities: The Quality and Use of Regulatory Analysis Across US Administrations," Regulation & Governance 7 (2013), 153-73.
Posted: 24 Aug 2014
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Independent

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benefit-cost analysis, cost-benefit, regulation, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory review

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Performance Measures for the High Cost Universal Service Fund

Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Jerry Ellig
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center

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telecommunications, broadband, universal service, performance measures, high cost fund, Federal Communications Commission

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Toward a More Perfect Union: Regulatory Analysis and Performance Management

Florida State Business Law Review, Vol. 8, 2008
Posted: 23 Sep 2008
Jerry Ellig and Jerry Brito
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent

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performance management, regulatory review, oira, regulation, benefit-cost, gpra, omb

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Financial Markets as Information Monopolies?

Regulation, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2000
Posted: 26 Jan 2001
Sharon Brown-Hruska and Jerry Ellig
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center

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