Can Regulations Come With Unintended Costs?
While the goals of regulations are often admirable, regulations may come with unintended consequences. Sometimes, regulations can hurt those they were intended to benefit. Susan Dudley, Director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center, discusses these unintended costs and her work at the Regulatory Studies Center.
- RTP Paper: “Government Regulation: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly”
- Fourth Branch Video: “Regulation from Washington: Exploring Unseen Costs”
- “The Cumulative Cost of Regulations” by Bentley Coffey, Patrick McLaughlin, and Pietro Peretto
- “Government Regulation: Costs Lower, Benefits Greater Than Industry Estimates” by the Pew Charitable Trusts
Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center & Distinguished Professor of Practice
Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration, George Washington University
The Federalist Society and Regulatory Transparency Project take no position on particular legal or public policy matters. All expressions of opinion are those of the speaker(s). To join the debate, please email us at [email protected].