A new day for regulations?

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by Shawn Regan

"While Obama calls for a review and rollback of inefficient regulations, the fact remains that his administration has a record number of new major rules -- with an economic impact of more than $100 million -- in the pipeline, waiting to become final. This follows a sharp increase in pages of Federal Register rules that, while surely bringing benefits somewhere to someone, will come at a cost to American businesses and citizens."

- PERC senior fellow Bruce Yandle in today's AOL News.

Shawn Regan is a research fellow at PERC. He holds a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and degrees in economics and environmental science from Berry College. He is also a visiting fellow at the Breakthrough Institute. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Quartz, High Country News, Reason, Regulation, Grist, and...
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