Academics, regulators, former regulators, and a federal judge gathered to discuss the many confounding aspects of the whole regulatory process at the Becker Friedman Institute’s Federal Agency Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty conference. Jennifer Nou, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law, and David Weisbach, Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, were among the organizers.
Each year, the Federal Register publishes 2,500 to 4,000 final rules. Those making and enforcing these regulations face uncertainty at many points.
Nobel Laureate Gary S. Becker, AM'53, PhD'55, made historic changes to the study of economics and the social sciences, combining disciplines to understand decisions in everyday life, while spawning rich new questions for scholars in diverse fields to pursue.
D. James Greiner, Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and a Becker-Friedman Fellow How Effective Are Limited Legal Assistance Programs? a Randomized Experiment in a Massachusetts Housing Court