Competitive Enterprise Institute

Environmental Protection Agency: $353 billion Annually to Comply with Regulations; Most of Any Agency

Ryan Young
December 19, 2012

The quality of regulation depends heavily on its transparency.

The Regional Haze Settlement Agreement Is a Terrible Deal for New Mexico

William Yeatman
November 15, 2012

Working Paper Series

The Marketplace Fairness Act Would Create a State Sales Tax Cartel and Hurt Consumers

Jessica Melugin
July 30, 2012

The rapid growth of online retailing has been accompanied by increasing calls by state and local officials to allow them to capture more sales tax revenue and by brick-and mortar retailers to

The Viability of Municipal Wi-Fi Networks

Braden Cox

Ownership of broadband networks by municipalities, like many other government initiatives, is framed in terms of best intentions.


The Real Meaning of "TSCA Modernization": The Shift from Science-Based Standards to Over-Precaution

Angela Logomasini
March 1, 2012

Proposed reforms to the nation’s chemical safety law—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)—threaten to undermine public health and innovation, according to a study published by the Competitive En

The Real Meaning of “TSCA Modernization”

Angela Logomansini
March 6, 2012

Republicans, Democrats, industry representatives, and environmentalists all say they agree that it is time to “modernize” the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA—pronounced “tosca”), the federal law

Green Chemistry's March of the Ostriches

Angela Logomansini and Daneil Murphy

In an age of routine life-enhancing improvements, self-appointed public policy ostriches are spreading myths as divorced from reality as those surrounding the ostrich.

The True Story of Cosmetics: Exposing the Risks of the Smear Campaign

Dana Joel Gattuso
October 26, 2011

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and its partner, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), are on a crusade to scare consumers away from using cosmetics and hygiene products that contain preservatives

The Environmental Source: Chemical Risk Overview

Angela Logomasini
July 17, 2008

The average worldwide human life span has increased from around 30 years at the beginning of the 20th century to more than 60 today, and it continues to rise.

Florida’s Reedy Creek Improvement District: Could private government help fix Florida’s property insurance system?

July 1, 2010

Walt Disney World sits on of 25,000 acres in Central Florida governed and managed by an essentially “private” government—the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID).

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