RegData is a database quantifying federal regulation by industry over time. Check out some uses of RegData below.

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The High Correlation between Agency Employment and Agency Regulations

If you use RegData, please cite:  Al-Ubaydli, O. and McLaughlin, P.A. (2015) “RegData: A numerical database on industry-specific regulations for all United States industries and federal regulations, 1997-2012.” Regulation & Governance, doi: 10.1111/rego.12107. About Mercatus Regulatory Studies The Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University works to improve the state of knowledge about […]

Usage of the Term "Credit Card" by Agency over Time

Are Regulations Created as Responses to New Technology? A Simple Test Using RegData

If you use RegData, please cite:  Al-Ubaydli, O. and McLaughlin, P.A. (2015) “RegData: A numerical database on industry-specific regulations for all United States industries and federal regulations, 1997-2012.” Regulation & Governance, doi: 10.1111/rego.12107. About Mercatus Regulatory Studies The Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University works to improve the state of knowledge about […]

Try Our Interactive Tool Using RegData 2.0 to Create Your Own Charts

If you use RegData, please cite:  Al-Ubaydli, O. and McLaughlin, P.A. (2015) “RegData: A numerical database on industry-specific regulations for all United States industries and federal regulations, 1997-2012.” Regulation & Governance, doi: 10.1111/rego.12107.

About Mercatus Regulatory Studies

The Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University works to improve the state of knowledge about regulations and their effects on society. The program identifies market-based solutions that achieve regulatory goals, improving the overall performance of the regulatory process, and acts as a resource to scholars and students who share the goal of improving regulatory policy.

 

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