The Regulation 2-for-1 Rule

By on October 2, 2017

Is the 2-for-1 regulation rule a good way to reduce over-regulation? Two experts debate the issue.

Susan Dudley
GWU Regulatory Studies Center
Susan Dudley is director of the George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center and distinguished professor of practice in GW’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. She served as Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, a staff economist at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and a consultant to government and private clients at Economists Incorporated. She is co-author of Regulation: A Primer.

Richard Pierce
George Washington University Law School
Richard Pierce is Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law at George Washington University. He has written over 20 books and 130 articles on government regulation and the effects of various forms of government intervention on the performance of markets. His books and articles have been cited in the opinions of numerous agencies and courts, including over a dozen opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court.