·October 9, 2018
Emory University and The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institution
Health care professionals work within the boundaries of state licensing rules which vary from one state to another, often restrict what nurses and other non-physician health care workers can do, and determine to what extent they must be supervised by physicians. These rules have to strike a balance between ...
·October 19, 2017
Brandeis University and Harvard University
The efforts to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on the island on September 20, 2017, have brought attention to a previously little-known piece of legislation, the Jones Act. This act prevents foreign-owned or operated vessels from shipping between ports in the United ...
·April 20, 2017
The American labor market is generally considered lightly regulated compared to European labor markets, yet its share of workers in licensed occupations is similar to the highest shares among European countries. Appropriate regulation of occupations can help protect consumers. But excessive licensing requirements ...
·March 14, 2017
Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
The Trump Administration has rolled back a number of Obama-era regulations, instituted a hiring freeze on federal workers, appointed industry figures to high government positions, attempted a two-for-one repeal for all new regulations, and is seeking large budget cuts at federal agencies as part of an
·March 8, 2017
University of Texas, Austin
Over 90 regulations
have been delayed, suspended or reversed by federal agencies and the Republican-controlled Congress since President Trump took office. The new administration has undertaken to undo many of the rules and regulations put in place under the Obama administration. And, if the direction of ...