Research Institutions that Provide Evidence on the Effects of Regulation
Cato Institute: Research on financial, environmental, food and drug, labor, telecom, and other regulation. (See also the journal Regulation, Freedom in the 50 States, and Economic Freedom of the World sites and reports, and Terence Kealey on science policy)
Economic Freedom Network: member organizations in more than 80 nations)
Fraser Institute (Canada)
George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center: Works to improve regulatory policy by raising awareness of regulations’ effects through research, education, and outreach.
Heritage Foundation: Formulates and promotes public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, and individual freedom.
Hoover Institution: Concerned with the scientific basis (or lack of it) of regulation.
Institute of Public Affairs – IPA (Australia)
Institute of Economic Affairs – IEA (London): Undertakes research examining the problems caused by regulation and into market-generated alternatives to government regulation.
Institutional Review Blog: News and commentary about Institutional Review Board oversight of the humanities and social sciences
Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies – JIMS (Israel): Addresses regulation in Israel and is responsible for more than 30 research papers on the topic, all available on JIMS’ website.
National Center for Public Policy Research: Analysis and commentary on regulation of environment, climate, civil rights, asbestos, forestry, nuclear power, sprawl, and affirmative action.
New Zealand Initiative (New Zealand): Analyses and documents the effects of regulation on housing affordability, foreign investment, and the use of natural resources.
We invite submissions of the names of other institutions that fit the description, above and that publish in English, for listing on this page. We also invite representatives of the institutions listed to submit a thumbnail description of their institution that relates to their role in providing evidence on regulation; i.e. one which could not be objected to on objective grounds.