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Thursday, September 27
Gittis 214
3:30 pm Welcome and Introductions

Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Opening Remarks
Donald Elliott, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Professor (Adjunct), Yale Law School

4:00 – 6:00 pm Panel 1: Estimating the Empirical Effects of Regulation on Employment

Are Regulations 'Job-Killers'?
Chris Carrigan, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, Trachtenberg
School, George Washington University

Do Regulatory Impacts Differ with the Competitive Environment?
Ron Shadbegian, Economist, National Center for Environmental Economics, EPA

The Employment and Competitiveness Impacts of Power-Sector Regulations
William Pizer, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Environment, Duke Sanford
School

Environmental Regulations and Employment Changes in the Electric Power Sector
Carl Pasurka, Economist, National Center for Environmental Economics, EPA
Ron Shadbegian, Economist, National Center for Environmental Economics, EPA

Commentators:
Linda Bui, Associate Professor of Economics, Brandeis University
Reed Walker, Robert Wood Johnson Scholar, University of California – Berkeley

Friday, September 28
Gittis 214
8:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 am Panel 2: Issues in Estimating and Valuing Job Impacts

Employment Impacts of Federal Regulation
Richard Morgenstern, Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future

Quantifying the Hedonic Impacts of Unemployment
Matthew Adler, Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Duke Law School

The Treatment of Employment Effects in Benefit-Cost Analysis
Brian Mannix, President, Buckland Mill Associates; Visiting Scholar, George Washington
University

Commentators:
Sarah Stafford, Professor of Economics, Public Policy and Law, College of William and Mary
David Weimer, Edwin E. Witte Professor of Political Economy, University of Wisconsin-
Madison

10:45 – 12:15 pm Panel 3: Current Analytical Practices and their Reform

Incorporating Jobs, Productivity, and Innovation into the Analysis of Regulatory Impacts: Current Status and Possible Reforms
Stuart Shapiro, Associate Professor and Director, Public Policy Program, Rutgers University

Shedding Light Rather than Heat on the 'Job-Killing' Aspects of Regulations: Lessons from Previous Challenges in the Risk-Assessment Arena
Adam Finkel, Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Penn Program on Regulation; Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ School of Public Health

Toward Best Practices: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges
Lisa Robinson, Independent Consultant

Commentators:
Don Arbuckle, Clinical Professor of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Dallas
Arden Rowell, Assistant Professor, Richard W. and Marie L. Corman Scholar, University of
Illinois College of Law

12:15 – 1:00 pm Lunch for panelists and invited guests
1:00 – 2:30 pm Panel 4: Charting a Course for the Future

Moving toward More Balanced, Transparent Job Impact Analysis to Inform Public Debate
Mike Livermore, Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Integrity; Adjunct Professor of
Law, New York University School of Law
Jason Schwartz, Legal Director of the Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law

A Research Agenda for Improving the Treatment of Employment Impacts in Regulatory
Impact Analysis

Ann Ferris, Economist, National Center for Environmental Economics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Al McGartland, Director, National Center for Environmental Economics, EPA

Unemployment and the Regulatory State
Jonathan Masur, Deputy Dean, Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Teaching
Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

Commentators:
Susan Dudley, Research Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration; Director,
Regulatory Studies Center, George Washington University
Robert O'Connor, Director, Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences Program, National
Science Foundation

2:30 – 3:00 pm Conclusion