Election-related events at the Bloustein School, Nov. 6 and Nov. 8

On Tuesday, November 6 the Bloustein School will host an informal Election Night viewing event at the Civic Square Building. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., students, faculty and staff are welcome to join us in the Special Events Forum and lobby and watch and discuss election results as they come in. Associate Professor Stuart Shapiro will […]

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Shapiro discusses relationship between regulation and jobs

Stuart Shapiro, Director of the Public Policy Program, took part in a conference at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on September 27-28 to discuss the relationship between regulation and jobs.  As presidential candidate, Governor Mitt Romney complained about “job-killing regulations,” and supporters of regulation countered with arguments about the necessity of regulation to protect […]

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Stuart Shapiro on RegBlog: Improving How Agencies Collect Information

The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) was passed in 1980 and reauthorized in 1986 and 1995. Its history has been inextricably linked with the history of regulatory review and presidential oversight of agency decisions. However, the intent of those who passed it was for it to be even broader: to bring rationality to the management of information within the executive […]

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