Research projects

Featured Faculty Publications

PPR faculty contribute extensively to the legal and peer-reviewed scholarly literature on regulation and related issues. Representative research includes the following:

General Regulation
Regulatory Analysis
Regulatory Issues

General Regulation

    Administrative Law

    • Cary Coglianese, Heather Kilmartin and Evan Mendelson (2009). "Transparency and Public Participation in the Rulemaking Process." George Washington University Law Review.
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    • Cary Coglianese (2006). "Citizen Participation in Rulemaking: Past, Present, and Future." Duke Law Journal 55:943-968
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    • Cary Coglianese (2004). "E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and the Regulatory Process." Administrative Law Review 56:353-402.
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    • Cary Coglianese (2002). "Empirical Analysis and Administrative Law." University of Illinois Law Review 2002:1111-1137.
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    Design and Instrument Choice

    • Kristin Madison (2007). "Regulating Health Care Quality in an Information Age." UC Davis Law Review, 40(5): 1577-1654. 
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    • Kristin Madison and Peter D. Jacobson (2007). "Consumer-Directed Health Care." University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 156: 108-125.
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    • Cary Coglianese and David Lazer (2003). "Management-Based Regulation: Prescribing Private Management to Achieve Public Goals," 37 Law & Society Review 691.

    Enforcement & Compliance

    • Richard A. Berk, Brian Kriegler, and Jong-Ho Baek (2006). "Forecasting Dangerous Inmate Misconduct: An Application of Ensemble Statistical Procedures." Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 22: 131-145. 
    • Richard A. Berk, Yan He, and Susan B. Sorenson (2005). "Developing a Practical Forecasting Screener for Domestic Violence Incidents." Evaluation Review, 29(4): 358-383. 
    • Richard A. Berk, Heather Ladd, Heidi Graziano, and Jong-Ho Baek (2003). "A Randomized Experiment Testing Inmate Classification Systems." Criminology and Public Policy, 2: 215-242.

    Ethics

    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). "Protecting People in Spite of—Or Thanks To—the 'Veil of Ignorance'." Chapter 17 in Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press 2008, (Richard R. Sharp, Gary E. Marchant, and Jamie E. Grodsky, eds.).
    • Matthew D. Adler and Chris W. Sanchirico (2006). "Inequality and Uncertainty: Theory and Legal Applications." University of Pennsylvania Law School, Institute for Law and Economics, Research Paper No. 06-05.
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    • Shiriki K. Kumanyika and Christiaan B. Morssink (2006). "Bridging Domains in Efforts to Reduce Disparities in Health and Health Care." Health Education & Behavior, 33: 440-458.  

    Institutions

    • Christopher Yoo and Steven G. Calabresi (2008). The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush (Yale University Press).
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    • Cary Coglianese and Robert A. Kagan (2007). Regulation and Regulatory Processes (Ashgate).
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    Policy Making & Politics

    • Cary Coglianese (2008). "The Rhetoric and Reality of Regulatory Reform." Yale Journal of Regulation 25: 85-95
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    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). "Protecting People in Spite of—Or Thanks To—the 'Veil of Ignorance'." Chapter 17 in Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics, and Law, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press 2008, (Richard R. Sharp, Gary E. Marchant, and Jamie E. Grodsky, eds.).
    • Cary Coglianese (2006). "Citizen Participation in Rulemaking: Past, Present, and Future." Duke Law Journal 55:943-968 
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Regulatory Analysis

    Cost-Benefit Analysis

    • Matthew Adler and Eric Posner (2006). New Foundations of Cost-Benefit Analysis (Harvard University Press).
    • Jason Scott Johnston (2002). "A Game Theoretic Analysis of Alternative Institutions for Regulatory Cost-Benefit Analysis," 150 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1343.
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    Risk Analysis

    • Adam M. Finkel (2008). "Perceiving Others' Perceptions of Risk: Still a Task for Sisyphus." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences: 1128: 121-137.
    • Matthew D. Adler (2004). "Against 'Individual Risk:' A Sympathetic Critique of Risk Assessment." University of Pennsylvania Law Review 153: 1121-1250.
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    • Adam M. Finkel (1995). "Towards Less Misleading Comparisons of Uncertain Risks: The Example of Aflatoxin and Alar." Environmental Health Perspectives, 103(4), 376-385. 

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Regulatory Issues

    Food and Drug Regulation

    • Theodore Ruger (2004). "The Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act," in Major Acts of Congress (2004).
    • Theodore Ruger (1995). "FDA Reform and the European Medicines Evaluation Agency," Harvard Law Review 108: 2009.

    Global Climate Change

    • Cary Coglianese and Jocelyn D'Ambrosio (2008). "Policymaking under Pressure: The Perils of Incremental Responses to Climate Change,"  Connecticut Law Review 40: 1411-1430.
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    • Matthew Adler (2007) "Corrective Justice and Liability for Global Warming," University of Pennsylvania Law Review 155: 1859.
    • Jason Johnston (2006). "Tradable Pollution Permits and the Regulatory Game," in Moving To Markets In Environmental Regulation: Lessons From Twenty Years Of Experience 353 (Charles Kolstad and Jody Freeman eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2006).
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    Health

    • Kristin Madison (2007). "Regulating Health Care Quality in an Information Age." UC Davis Law Review, 40(5): 1577-1654. 
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    • Kristin Madison and Peter D. Jacobson (2007). "Consumer-Directed Health Care." University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 156: 108-125.
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    • B. Swinburn, T. Gill, and Shiriki Kumanyika (2005). "Obesity Prevention: A Proposed Framework for Translating Evidence into Action." Obesity Reviews, 6: 23-33.
    • Neville J. Rigby, Shiriki Kumanyika, and W. Philip T. James (2004). "Confronting the [Obesity] Epidemic: The Need for Global Solutions." Journal of Public Health Policy; 25(3-4):418-34.

    Occupational Safety and Health

    • Adam M. Finkel and P. Barry Ryan (2007). "Risk in the Workplace: Where Analysis Began and Problems Remain Unsolved."in M.G. Robson and W.A. Toscano, eds., Risk Assessment for Environmental Health, (John Wiley & Sons Inc.)

    Telecommunications and the Internet

    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2007). "Network Neutrality: The Debate Evolves." International Journal of Communication, 1: 680-700.
    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2007). "Solving the Interoparability Problem: Are We All on the Same Channel? (An Essay on the Problems and Prospects for Public Safety Radio)." Federal Communications Law Journal, 59(2): 493-516. 
    • Christopher Yoo and Daniel F. Spulber (2007). "Mandating Access to Telecom and the Internet: The Hidden Side of Trinko," Columbia Law Review. 106: 1822.
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    • Christopher Yoo and Tim Wu Debate (2007). "Keeping the Internet Neutral," Federal Communications Law Journal, 59: 575-592.
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    • Gerald R. Faulhaber (2006). "The Future of Wireless Comnmunications: Spectrum as a Critical Resource." Information Economics and Policy, 18: 256-271.
    • Christopher Yoo (2006). "Network Neutrality and the Economics of Congestion," Georgetown Law Journal, 94: 1847-1908
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