Occupational Licensing


Popular Publications on COVID-19 and Regulatory Policy
Shoshana Weissmann & Courtney Joslin & Chelsea Boyd & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From GW Regulatory Studies Center:

Small Regulatory Reforms That Can Help People During the COVID Pandemic
The R Street Institute’s Shoshanna Wiessman, Chelsea Boyd, Courtney Joslin, Nick…

, Insider Advantage
When Lawmakers Return, Some Promising Bills Await Them
Marc Hyden

“I am not superstitious, but I am a little stitious,” The Office’s Michael Scott once said. While the statement was intended to be comical, I sometimes sympathize with it. Indeed, when…

How axing bad regulations is helping America’s pandemic response
Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From American Enterprise Institute:

Those and other regulatory changes — as well suggestions for more — can be found in a handy R Street Institute analysis, “Small Regulatory Reforms That…

, The Federalist Society
Podcast: Deep Dive Episode 98 –Regulatory Reforms and the COVID Pandemic
Shoshana Weissmann

Governments at all levels are figuring out how to make sure sick people are treated and that coronavirus doesn’t spread. Some experts are now drawing attention to possible regulatory reforms, as…

, The Dispatch
Our Best Stuff From a Week That Math Got a Little Scary
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Dispatch:

And finally, on the pods: The gang talked about the worst day of the crisis so far on the Dispatch Podcast. David and Sarah talked coronavirus but also confirmation…

, The Remnant
Podcast: Twitter Primadonna
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Remnant:

Shoshana Weissmann is a Renaissance woman, and only at age 27: she’s the head of digital media at R Street Institute, a policy fellow specializing in occupational licensing,…

, Young Americans
Podcast: SpongeBob Occupational License ReformPants
Shoshana Weissmann

From Young Americans:

In a special episode recorded from his parents’ basement, Jack invites R Street Fellow, “senator,” and sloth enthusiast Shoshana Weissman to discuss why she loves…

, The Bulwark
Rein in the Regs to Beat Coronavirus
Shoshana Weissmann

As all levels of government work to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and treat those who are already sick, there are small but significant steps that can be taken to improve access to vital care…

, reason
To Fight COVID-19, Governments Smartly Remove Bureaucratic Health Care Regulations, Unnecessary Licensing Restrictions
Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From reason:

In the United States, a patchwork of anti-competitive regulatory policies is exacerbating the problem and limiting access to vital care. Fortunately, some states and federal…

, Washington Examiner
Five ways deregulation is helping coronavirus response
Shoshana Weissmann

From Washington Examiner:

BIG NEWS: @RSI has published a post highlighting a TON of small but important regulatory reforms that can help during the Coronavirus pandemic, highlighting the best…