Stuart Shapiro, Ph.D.

Stuart Shaprio

Associate Dean of Faculty
B.S., Case Western Reserve University; M.P.P. and Ph.D., Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government
Research Interests
  • The Regulatory Process
  • Use of Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • The Federal Bureaucracy
  • Regulatory Reform
  • Policy Analysis

Stuart Shapiro joined the Bloustein school faculty in 2003 after five years in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in Washington. In OIRA he analyzed and coordinated executive branch review in the areas of labor, health and social policy. Prior to working at OIRA he received his PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University where he studied how political factors impacted changes to child care regulations in eight states. He has taught courses at Harvard, Georgetown, and the USDA Graduate School.

Complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

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  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Economics of Public Policy

Recent Publications
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  • 2016: Shapiro, Stuart. Analysis and Public Policy: Successes, Failures, and Directions for Reform. Edward Elgar Publishing

Chapters in Books or Monographs

  • 2015: Why Public Policy? In Public Policy and Administration for the Curious. Why Study Public Policy and Administration? Kishor Vaidya (ed)
    The Curious Academic Publishing.

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • 2017: Shapiro, S. (2017), Structure and Process: Examining the Interaction between Bureaucratic Organization and Analytical Requirements. Review of Policy Research. doi:10.1111/ropr.12245
  • 2016: Shapiro, S. and Chris Carrigan. What’s Wrong With the Back of the Envelope: A Call for Simple (and Timely) Benefit-Cost Analysis Regulation and Governance 10:1. doi:10.1111/rego.12120
  • 2014: Exploring the Relationship Between Regulatory Reform in the States and State Regulatory Output Case Western Reserve University
    Law Review (2014) 64:14 (w. Debbie Borie-Holtz)
  • 2014: Agency Oversight as ‘Whac-a-Mole’: The Challenge of Oversight of Restricting Agency Use of Non-legislative Rules Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy (2014) 37:523

Articles in Non-refereed or General Journals

  • 2016: Shapiro, S., Borie-Holtz, D. and Markey, Ian (2016). “Regulatory Reform: Retrospective Review in Four States” Regulation. Vol. 39 No. 1, 32-35.
  • 2014: Why Regulatory Reform? (2014) 37:3 (with Debra Borie-Holtz)
Other Contributions

Areas of Expertise: Economics, Environmental Planning and Policy, Political Institutions