Patrick A. McLaughlin

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Senior Research Fellow

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://www.patrickamclaughlin.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

RegData: A Numerical Database on Industry-Specific Regulations for All U.S. Industries and Federal Regulations, 1997-2012

George Mason University Mercatus Center Working Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Omar Al-Ubaydli and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 265 (35,380)

Abstract:

regulation, industry

2.

Regulators and Redskins

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2012
Bentley Coffey, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Robert D. Tollison
Clemson University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Clemson University - Department of Economics
Downloads 187 (134,292)

Abstract:

regulation, regulations, NFL, regulators and sports, regulations and sports, stadium finance, public choice and sports

3.

Ignoring Implementation Costs of the Clean Air Act: A Costly Mistake

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2012
Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 138 (175,449)

Abstract:

Clean Air Act, NAAQS, benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-risk analysis

4.

From Lawyer to Judge: Advancement, Sex, and Name-Calling

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Bentley Coffey and Patrick A. McLaughlin
Clemson University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 128 (162,048)

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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 Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 90 (227,797)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost, regulation, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory process, regulatory reform

6.

Trade Flow Consequences of the European Union’s Regionalization of Environmental Regulations

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2012
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Bentley Coffey
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Clemson University
Downloads 87 (234,236)

Abstract:

international trade, gravity equation, regional regulations, environmental regulations, European Union regulations, environment and trade

7.

Doing My Part to Save the Global Commons? Environmental Awareness and Voluntary Fuel Economization in Gasoline Markets

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Bentley Coffey
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Clemson University
Downloads 84 (239,214)

Abstract:

climate change, global warming, gasoline demand, voluntary protection of the commons, environmentalism, environmental awareness

8.

Empirical Tests for Midnight Regulations and Their Effect on OIRA Review Time

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 68 (269,434)

Abstract:

regulation; midnight regulations, regulatory review, OIRA, election cycles, election cycles and regulations, regulation quality

9.

Does Haste Make Waste in Regulatory Analysis?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Jerry Ellig
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 50 (284,675)
Citation 1

Abstract:

regulation, economic analysis, regulatory quality, midnight regulations

10.

Something in the Water? Testing for Groundwater Quality Information in the Housing Market

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2013
Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 48 (325,426)

Abstract:

Hedonic, Real Estate, Information in Markets, Risk Information, Groundwater

11.

The Economics of Mandating Benefits for H-2B Workers: Written Testimony Submitted to the United States House Subcommittee on Domestic Policy

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 32 (362,806)

Abstract:

immigration, migration, guest worker, mandated benefits, H-2B

12.

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
Patrick A. McLaughlin, Jerry Ellig and Dima Yazji Shamoun
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 11 (388,473)

Abstract:

Regulatory reform, occupational licensing, regulations, Florida, entrepreneurs, economic efficiency

13.

The Consequences of Regulatory Accumulation and a Proposed Solution

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Richard A. Wiliams
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 9 (465,237)

Abstract:

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

14.

Do Economic Integration Agreements Actually Work? Issues in Understanding the Causes and Consequences of the Growth of Regionalism

World Economy, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 461-497, April 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2008
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, Ifo Institute for Economic Research - International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 8 (506,309)
Citation 4
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15.

The Impact of Federal Regulation on the 50 States

Number of pages: 276 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Oliver Sherouse
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (496,376)

Abstract:

regulation, federal regulation, federalism, state economies, RegData

16.

Regulation and Income Inequality: The Regressive Effects of Entry Regulations

Mercatus Working Paper, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Laura Stanley
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (396,505)

Abstract:

income inequality, regulation, regulations, entry regulations, Doing Business, Gini coefficient

17.

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 Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 0 (470,382)

Abstract:

railroad, railroad safety, regulation, safety regulation, Staggers Act, RegData

18.

The Cumulative Cost of Regulations

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER, 2016, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-45
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Bentley Coffey, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Pietro F. Peretto
Clemson University, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (234,236)

Abstract:

regulation, economic growth, macroeconomic performance, endogenous growth, Schumpeterian growth, RegData, costs of regulation, total cost of regulation, federal regulation, costs of entry, productivity, total factor productivity, labor productivity

19.

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
Jerry Ellig, Patrick A. McLaughlin and John F Morrall III
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Abstract:

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

20.

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 Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Abstract:

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

21.

Do Masculine Names Help Female Lawyers Become Judges? Evidence from South Carolina

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 112-133, 2009
Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Bentley Coffey and Patrick A. McLaughlin
Clemson University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center

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