This Month’s Political Science Paper and Management of the Administrative State


November 2020       Critical Reflections on Hamiltonian Perspectives on Rule‐Making and
Legislative Proposal Initiatives by the Chief Executive

October 2020            Should We Defend the Administrative State?

September 2020       Policy Durability, Agency Capacity, and Executive Unilateralism

August 2020             Policy Making in the Shadow of Executive Action

Current Events: Management of the Administrative State



October 2020

ICLSS 2020: Law and Social Sciences Conference, Istanbul (Oct 22-23, 2020)

Freedom with Limitations: The Nature of Free Expression in the European Case-Law

 Does Transparency Inhibit Political Compromise?

September 2020

Quote of the Month (Year):

To some establishing principles for the management of the administrative state is akin to going to the Street with a proposal to take a brothel public.

Influential Articles on the Management of the Administrative State


Four Priority Areas for smart regulation inquiry by the political science community

  • Pandemic
  • The Economy

The Benefits and Costs of Using Social Distancing to Flatten the Curve for COVID-19

Here is an economic study of the benefits and costs associated with social distancing published in the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis. If the attached analysis were submitted to OIRA for review here is an instance where neither an in-depth knowledge of Chevron or government is a prerequisite for a substantive review.