Patrick A. McLaughlin

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Senior Research Fellow

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://www.patrickamclaughlin.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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 Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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regulation, industry

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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, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Clemson University - Department of Economics
Downloads 190 (147,178)

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

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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 Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Clean Air Act, NAAQS, benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, risk-risk analysis

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The Cumulative Cost of Regulations

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-45, Mercatus Research Paper 2016
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Bentley Coffey, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Pietro F. Peretto
Clemson University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Duke University - Department of Economics
Downloads 128 (206,914)

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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

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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 101 (244,357)
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regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost, regulation, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory process, regulatory reform

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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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Clemson University
Downloads 96 (252,856)

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

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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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Clemson University
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climate change, global warming, gasoline demand, voluntary protection of the commons, environmentalism, environmental awareness

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The Impact of Federal Regulation on the 50 States

Number of pages: 276 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Patrick A. McLaughlin and Oliver Sherouse
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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regulation, federal regulation, federalism, state economies, RegData

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

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Patrick A. McLaughlin
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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regulation; midnight regulations, regulatory review, OIRA, election cycles, election cycles and regulations, regulation quality

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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 73 (298,784)
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regulation, economic analysis, regulatory quality, midnight regulations

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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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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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Hedonic, Real Estate, Information in Markets, Risk Information, Groundwater

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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 42 (395,078)

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

Regulation and Income Inequality: The Regressive Effects of Entry Regulations

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Laura Stanley and Patrick A. McLaughlin
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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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 Shamoun
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
Patrick A. McLaughlin, Jerry Ellig and Dima Shamoun
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center and Independent
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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
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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immigration, migration, guest worker, mandated benefits, H-2B

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Regdata 3.0 User's Guide

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Independent, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 29 (439,413)

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regulation, industry, machine learning

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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. Wiliams
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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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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Regulation and Poverty: An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between the Incidence of Federal Regulation and the Occurrence of Poverty Across the States

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Dustin Chambers, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Laura Stanley
Salisbury University - Department of Economics and Finance, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 20 (486,247)

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regulation, poverty, states, FRASE index

Regulation, Entrepreneurship, and Firm Size

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Dustin Chambers, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Tyler Richards
Salisbury University - Department of Economics and Finance, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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entrepreneurship, regulation, regulatory accumulation, small business, firm size, industry concentration

Regulation, Entrepreneurship, and Firm Size

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Dustin Chambers, Robert Richards and Patrick A. McLaughlin
Salisbury University - Department of Economics and Finance, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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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 Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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The Cumulative Cost of Regulations

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Patrick A. McLaughlin
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Legislative Impact Accounting: Rethinking How to Account for Policies' Economic Costs in the Federal Budget Process

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Jason Fichtner and Patrick A. McLaughlin
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Legislative Impact Accounting: Incorporating Prospective and Retrospective Review into a Regulatory Budget

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 38, Issue 2, pp. 40-60, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Jason Fichtner, Patrick A. McLaughlin and Adam Michel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and The Heritage Foundation
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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
Jerry Ellig, Patrick A. McLaughlin and John Morrall
George Washington University - Regulatory Studies Center, Mercatus Center at George Mason University and Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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

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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 Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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