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Reinventing Regulation

The single greatest challenge our country faces today is renewing its economic strength and dynamism. This demands not just new economic policies, but also changes in how government regulates business. Our work focuses on removing governmental barriers to innovation, including antitrust, and regulatory reform; tax policy; trade; education and workforce development; infrastructure and telecommunications.

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Regulatory Improvement Commission: A Politically-Viable Approach to U.S. Regulatory Reform

The natural accumulation of federal regulations over time imposes an unintended but significant cost to businesses and to economic growth. However, no effective process currently…

Investment Heroes: Who’s Betting on America’s Future?

American voters are finding it hard to get excited about this year’s presidential election. Job growth is slow. Economic growth is slow. Real wages have…

Occupational Licensing: How A New Guild Mentality Thwarts Innovation

The late economist Mancur Olson would have been a fan of Jonathan Ames. Ames is the creator of the HBO series Bored to Death as…

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PPI President Joins Bipartisan Group of U.S. Representatives to Unveil Regulatory Improvement Commission Proposal

WASHINGTON—Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) President Will Marshall today joined Representatives Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and a bipartisan group of House members to unveil…

Wireless Competition Under the Senate’s Microscope

Today the Senate will convene a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the state of wireless competition in America. Although it is trendy among the…

PPI Releases New Report on Regulatory Reform

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka—schlapecka@ppionline.org, T: 202.525.3931 Regulatory Improvement Commission Would Drive Growth and Innovation WASHINGTON—The creation of…

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Protecting the Environment for Innovation: A Regulatory Improvement Commission

A Regulatory Improvement Commission would solve the issue of regulatory accumulation, the layering on year after year, of new rules atop old ones. The fundamental…

21st Century Regulation: One New Approach

We at PPI believe that regulatory reform is an essential part of a high-growth, high-innovation economic strategy.  But regulatory reform is not a secret code…

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Data-Driven Productivity and Trade: Unlocking New Drivers of Growth
Résidence Palace, International Press Centre, Brussels