Urbanism

Publications

, ARC
Pandemic Economics
Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From ARC:

Some regulatory changes, such as expanding scope-of-practice laws for health professionals and allowing nurses to practice across state lines are specifically relevant for the crisis,…

, Omaha World-Herald
The Postal Service’s untapped real estate fortune
Nick Zaiac

At a moment when the post office is most needed, its future is murkier than ever. With millions of Americans currently dependent on the United States Postal Service for essential products like…

Will COVID-19 force planners to rethink their love of density?
Steven Greenhut

All we need are ankle bracelets and Americans would understand what it’s like to be sentenced to home confinement. In a short drive to a grocery store in town last week, I spotted six patrol cars…

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…

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…

, 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…

R Sheet on Redevelopment Revival in California
Steven Greenhut & Nick Zaiac
, 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…

, Stand for America
What We’re Standing For – March 21st
Shoshana Weissmann & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin

From Stand for America:

Read more: Here are more regulatory reforms that can help people during this crisis.

, POGO
COVID-19 Oversight & Policy Resources for Hill Staff
Shoshana Weissmann & Chelsea Boyd & Courtney Joslin & Nick Zaiac & R.J. Lehmann

From POGO:
R Street Institute: Regulatory Reforms to Aid COVID-19 Response
While the federal and state governments figure out the appropriate way to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, there…