Penn Program on Regulation

Penn Program on Regulation

Research

General Regulation
Regulatory Analysis
Regulatory Issues

General Regulation

    Administrative Law

    • Cary Coglianese, Heather Kilmartin and Evan Mendelson (2009). "Transparency and Public Participation in the Rulemaking Process." George Washington University Law Review.
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    • Cary Coglianese (2006). “Citizen Participation in Rulemaking: Past, Present, and Future.” Duke Law Journal 55:943-968
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    • Cary Coglianese (2004). “E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and the Regulatory Process.” Administrative Law Review 56:353-402.
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    • Cary Coglianese (2002). “Empirical Analysis and Administrative Law.” University of Illinois Law Review 2002:1111-1137.
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    Design and Instrument Choice

    • Cary Coglianese and David Lazer (2003). Management-Based Regulation: Prescribing Private Management to Achieve Public Goals,” 37 Law & Society Review 691.

    Enforcement & Compliance

    • Richard A. Berk, Brian Kriegler, and Jong-Ho Baek (2006). “Forecasting Dangerous Inmate Misconduct: An Application of Ensemble Statistical Procedures.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 22: 131-145. 
    • Richard A. Berk, Yan He, and Susan B. Sorenson (2005). “Developing a Practical Forecasting Screener for Domestic Violence Incidents.” Evaluation Review, 29(4): 358-383. 
    • Richard A. Berk, Heather Ladd, Heidi Graziano, and Jong-Ho Baek (2003). “A Randomized Experiment Testing Inmate Classification Systems.” Criminology and Public Policy, 2: 215-242.

    Ethics

    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). “Protecting People in Spite of—Or Thanks To—the ‘Veil of Ignorance’.” Chapter 17 in Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press 2008, (Richard R. Sharp, Gary E. Marchant, and Jamie E. Grodsky, eds.).
    • Matthew D. Adler and Chris W. Sanchirico (2006). “Inequality and Uncertainty: Theory and Legal Applications.” University of Pennsylvania Law School, Institute for Law and Economics, Research Paper No. 06-05.
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    • Shiriki K. Kumanyika and Christiaan B. Morssink (2006). “Bridging Domains in Efforts to Reduce Disparities in Health and Health Care.” Health Education & Behavior, 33: 440-458.  

    Institutions

    • Christopher Yoo and Steven G. Calabresi (2008). The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush (Yale University Press).
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    • Cary Coglianese and Robert A. Kagan (2007). Regulation and Regulatory Processes (Ashgate).
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    Policy Making & Politics

    • Cary Coglianese (2008). “The Rhetoric and Reality of Regulatory Reform.” Yale Journal of Regulation 25: 85-95
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    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). “Protecting People in Spite of—Or Thanks To—the ‘Veil of Ignorance’.” Chapter 17 in Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press 2008, (Richard R. Sharp, Gary E. Marchant, and Jamie E. Grodsky, eds.).
    • Cary Coglianese (2006). “Citizen Participation in Rulemaking: Past, Present, and Future.” Duke Law Journal 55:943-968 
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Regulatory Analysis

    Cost-Benefit Analysis

    • Matthew Adler and Eric Posner (2006). New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Harvard University Press).
    • Jason Scott Johnston (2002). “A Game Theoretic Analysis of Alternative Institutions for Regulatory Cost-Benefit Analysis,” 150 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1343.
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    Risk Analysis

    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). “Perceiving Others’ Perceptions of Risk: Still a Task for Sisyphus.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: 1128: 121-137.
    • Matthew D. Adler (2004). “Against ‘Individual Risk:’ A Sympathetic Critique of Risk Assessment.” University of Pennsylvania Law Review 153: 1121-1250.

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    • Adam M. Finkel (1995). “Towards Less Misleading Comparisons of Uncertain Risks: The Example of Aflatoxin and Alar.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 103(4), 376-385. 

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Regulatory Issues

    Food and Drug Regulation

    • Theodore Ruger (2004). “The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act,” in Major Acts of Congress (2004).
    • Theodore Ruger (1995). FDA Reform and the European Medicines Evaluation Agency,” Harvard Law Review 108: 2009.

    Global Climate Change

    • Cary Coglianese and Jocelyn D’Ambrosio (2008). “Policymaking under Pressure: The Perils of Incremental Responses to Climate Change,”  Connecticut Law Review 40: 1411-1430.
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    • Matthew Adler (2007) “Corrective Justice and Liability for Global Warming,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review 155: 1859.
    • Jason Johnston (2006). “Tradable Pollution Permits and the Regulatory Game,” in Moving To Markets In Environmental Regulation: Lessons From Twenty Years Of Experience 353 (Charles Kolstad and Jody Freeman eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2006).
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    Health

    • B. Swinburn, T. Gill, and Shiriki Kumanyika (2005). “Obesity Prevention: A Proposed Framework for Translating Evidence into Action.” Obesity Reviews, 6: 23-33.
    • Neville J. Rigby, Shiriki Kumanyika, and W. Philip T. James (2004). “Confronting the [Obesity] Epidemic: The Need for Global Solutions.” Journal of Public Health Policy; 25(3-4):418-34.

    Occupational Safety and Health

    • Adam M. Finkel and P. Barry Ryan (2007). “Risk in the Workplace: Where Analysis Began and Problems Remain Unsolved.”in M.G. Robson and W.A. Toscano, eds., Risk Assessment for Environmental Health, (John Wiley & Sons Inc.)

    Telecommunications and the Internet

    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2007). “Network Neutrality: The Debate Evolves.” International Journal of Communication, 1: 680-700.
    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2007). “Solving the Interoparability Problem: Are We All on the Same Channel? (An Essay on the Problems and Prospects for Public Safety Radio).” Federal Communications Law Journal, 59(2): 493-516. 
    • Christopher Yoo and Daniel F. Spulber (2007). “Mandating Access to Telecom and the Internet: The Hidden Side of Trinko,” Columbia Law Review. 106: 1822.
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    • Christopher Yoo and Tim Wu Debate (2007). “Keeping the Internet Neutral,” Federal Communications Law Journal, 59: 575-592.
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    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2006). “The Future of Wireless Comnmunications: Spectrum as a Critical Resource.” Information Economics and Policy, 18: 256-271.
    • Christopher Yoo (2006). “Network Neutrality and the Economics of Congestion,” Georgetown Law Journal, 94: 1847-1908
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Faculty Publications

Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith, Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation (Chicago 2011)
Penn Law Professor Tom Baker shows how corporate directors and officers liability insurance blunts the deterrent effects of U.S. securities regulation.
David Skeel, The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences (Wiley 2010)
Penn Law Professor David Skeel dissects the recent financial reform legislation and argues that it gives largely unfettered discretion to regulators.
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo, Networks in Telecommunications: Economics and Law (Cambridge 2009)
Penn Law Professor Christopher Yoo analyzes theories of network design and offers a law and economics theory of network architecture.
Cary Coglianese, Adam Finkel, & David Zaring, Import Safety: Regulatory Governance in the Global Economy (2009)
New book by PPR editors and authors analyzes the challenges of protecting consumers from harmful products in an era of increasing global trade.
Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo, The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush (Yale 2008)
Penn Law Professor Christopher Yoo argues that presidents throughout American history have propounded views of a unitary executive.
Matthew D. Adler & Eric A. Posner, New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Harvard, 2006)
Penn Law Professor Matthew Adler (with Eric A. Posner) reconceptualize cost-benefit analysis in New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis, arguing that its objective should be overall well-being rather than economic efficiency.
Cary Coglianese et al., Transparency and Public Participation in the Rulemaking Process (George Wash. Univ. L. Rev., 2009)
Professor Coglianese leads nonpartisan task force offering regulatory reform recommendations for the new Administration.
Adam Finkel,
National Research Council, Science and Decisions: Advancing Risk Assessment (2008)
PPR Executive Director Adam Finkel serves on NRC panel that recently issued risk assessment recommendations.
Robert Hornik et al., Effects of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign on Youths (Am J Public Health, Dec 2008)
Professor Hornik leads study finding U.S. anti-drug campaign was ineffective and possibly even counterproductive.