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The Resource Reviving rationality : saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health, Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Reviving rationality : saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health, Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

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Reviving rationality : saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health
Title
Reviving rationality
Title remainder
saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health
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Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
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Language
eng
Summary
"Reviving rationality: saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health explains how Donald Trump destabilized the decades-long bipartisan consensus that federal agencies must base their decisions on evidence, expertise, and analysis. Administrative agencies, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency, are charged by law with protecting values like stable financial markets and clean air. Decisions made by these agencies have wide ranging consequences for the well-being of the American public, affecting everything from the safety of workplaces to access to the dream of home ownership. Under the Trump administration, agencies have been hampered in their ability to promote these missions by the conflicting ideological whims of a changing cast political appointees and overwhelming pressure from well-connected interest groups. Inconvenient evidence has been ignored, experts have been side lined, and analysis has been used to obscure facts, rather than inform the public. The results have included haphazard and incoherent policy, social division, defeats in court, a demoralized federal workforce, and a loss of faith in government's ability to respond to the pressing problems facing American society. The hard work of rebuilding a rational regulatory system will fall to future administrations. Norms that the Trump administration has broken should be repaired, and agencies should be set back on the path of reasoned, evidence-based decision making"--
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Livermore, Michael A
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1958-
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Revesz, Richard L.
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  • Trade regulation
  • Trade regulation
  • Administrative agencies
  • Environmental law
  • Public health laws
  • Administrative agencies
  • Environmental law
  • Trade regulation
  • Trade regulation
  • United States
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Reviving rationality : saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health, Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Politics and regulation -- A threatening synthesis -- Staying in bounds -- A retreat from reason -- The illusion of costs without benefits -- Erasing public health science -- Resurrecting discredited models -- Ignoring indirect benefits -- Trivializing climate change -- Manipulating transfers -- Future directions -- Improving the guardrails
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780197539446
Lccn
2020018480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
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(OCoLC)1152352717
Label
Reviving rationality : saving cost-benefit analysis for the sake of the environment and our health, Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Politics and regulation -- A threatening synthesis -- Staying in bounds -- A retreat from reason -- The illusion of costs without benefits -- Erasing public health science -- Resurrecting discredited models -- Ignoring indirect benefits -- Trivializing climate change -- Manipulating transfers -- Future directions -- Improving the guardrails
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780197539446
Lccn
2020018480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1152352717

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