·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 ...
·February 7, 2017
There is a long history of trying to make government more efficient. At the beginning of his presidency, Bill Clinton charged his vice president, Al Gore, with heading a six-month “National Performance Review to “make the entire federal government less expensive and more efficient
.” More recently, ...