James Broughel

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://www.mercatus.org/scholars/james-broughel

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Technological Innovation and Economic Growth: A Brief Report on the Evidence

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Mar 2019
James Broughel and Adam D. Thierer
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 362 (102,006)
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technological innovation, economic growth, permissionless innovation, regulation, risk-taking, entrepreneurship, total factor productivity

The Benefits of Coronavirus Suppression: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Response to the First Wave of COVID-19 in the United States

Mercatus Working Paper, 2021, COVID Economics 67 (February 4, 2021), 128-171
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2021
James Broughel and Michael Kotrous
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 218 (171,492)
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COVID-19, social distancing, cost-benefit analysis, value of a statistical life, pandemic, healthcare policy, crisis response

The Benefits of Coronavirus Suppression: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Response to the First Wave of COVID-19 in the United States

Covid Economics 67 (February 4, 2021), 128-171
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
James Broughel and Michael Kotrous
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 94 (339,428)
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COVID-19, social distancing, cost-benefit analysis, value of a statistical life

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 81 (370,121)
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Cost-Per-Life-Saved Cutoff, Value of a Statistical Life, Benefit-Cost Analysis, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Health-Health Analysis, Welfare Analysis

Death by Regulation: How Regulations Can Increase Mortality Risk

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
James Broughel and W. Kip Viscusi
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 69 (409,152)

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cost-per-life-saved cutoff, value of a statistical life, benefit-cost analysis, cost- effectiveness analysis, health-health analysis, welfare analysis

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Regulation and Economic Growth: Applying Economic Theory to Public Policy

Regulation and Economic Growth: Applying Economic Theory to Public Policy (2017); ISBN: 978-1-942951-36- 0
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 19 May 2017
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 150 (238,626)

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Regulation, Economic Growth, Macroeconomics, Innovation, General Purpose Technology, Human Capital

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Relax Pharmacy Regulations to Help with COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

Mercatus Center Research Paper Series, Special Edition Policy Brief (2020)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
James Broughel and Yuliya Yatsyshina
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Independent
Downloads 143 (248,202)
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pharmacy; regulation; pharmacist; healthcare; coronavirus; coronavirus pandemic; COVID-19; public health; economics

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Stealth Regulation: Addressing Agency Evasion of OIRA and the Administrative Procedure Act

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Federalist Edition, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
John Graham and James Broughel
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 103 (315,298)
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OIRA, Regulation, regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory process, regulatory review

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Regulation Under Uncertainty: Use of the Linear No-Threshold Model in Chemical and Radiation Exposure

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Independent, University of Massachusetts Amherst, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 72 (391,865)

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linear no-threshold, dose-response, health and safety regulations, benefit-cost analysis, risk

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The Seen and the Unseen in Cost-Benefit Analysis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 May 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 65 (413,806)

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opportunity cost of capital, cost-benefit analysis, social discount rate, Austrian economics, subjectivism, social welfare function

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The Role of Regulatory Impact Analysis in Federal Rulemaking

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2014
John Morrall and James Broughel
Independent and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 61 (427,261)
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regulation, regulatory impact analysis, benefit-cost analysis, regulatory process, regulatory review, OIRA

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Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Failure to Learn from the Past

Broughel, James / 2020. "Cost-Benefit Analysis as a Failure to Learn from the Past." The Journal of Private Enterprise 35(1) Spring: 105-113.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 59 (437,938)

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cost-benefit analysis, social welfare function, social discount rate, shadow price of capital

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Zero-Based Regulation

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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zero-based regulation, zero-based budget, sunset provision, regulatory budget

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The Impact of Economic Regulation on Growth: Survey and Synthesis

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
James Broughel and Robert W. Hahn
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Technology Policy Institute
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regulation, economic growth, productivity, World Bank, Ease of Doing Business index, OECD, product market regulation, employment protection legislation

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Rethinking the Value of Life: A Critical Appraisal of the Value of a Statistical Life

Utah State Center for Growth and Opportunity, Policy Paper Series, Policy Paper 2020.002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jul 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 45 (488,849)

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value of a statistical life, cost-benefit analysis, mortality risk, financial cost of death, replacement cost

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The Mortality Cost of Expenditures

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming https://doi.org/10.1111/coep.12483 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 20-29
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 16 May 2020 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2020
W. Kip Viscusi and James Broughel
Vanderbilt University - Law School and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 44 (493,275)
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cost-per-life-saved cutoff, value of a statistical life, benefit-cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, health-health analysis

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COVID-19 Reveals the Need for a Regulatory Reset

Mercatus Special Edition Policy Brief
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 May 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 34 (541,009)

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regulation, regulatory reform, healthcare, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, public health, economics, quarantine, economy, economic crisis

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The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism

James Broughel, “The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism,” Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 24, no. 1 (2021): 147–65.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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socialism, cost-benefit analysis, regulation, Arrow’s impossibility theorem, dictatorship

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The Mighty Waves of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Budgets and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis

James Broughel, The Mighty Waves of Regulatory Reform: Regulatory Budgets and the Future of Cost-Benefit Analysis, 3 Bus. Entrepreneurship & Tax L. Rev. 206 (2019).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 32 (551,640)
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regulatory reform, regulatory budget, cost-benefit analysis

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Federal Regulation and Mortality in the 50 States

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2021
James Broughel and Dustin Chambers
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Salisbury University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 31 (557,020)

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regulation, mortality, RegData, mortality risk analysis, cost-per-life-saved cutoff

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The Social Discount Rate: A Primer for Policymakers

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jul 2020
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 27 (580,624)

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social discount rate, opportunity cost of capital, social planner, declining discount rates

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Reforming the Practice of Pharmacy: Observations from Idaho

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2020
James Broughel, Philip Haunschild and Yuliya Yatsyshina
George Mason University - Mercatus Center, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School and Independent
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pharmacists, scope of practice, prescribing authority, regulation, Idaho, permissionless innovation

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The Unsettled Matter of Discounting the Future

Mercatus Research Paper, December 2018
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 20 (627,133)

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D6, H43, I3, K2

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Effective Regulatory Reform: What the United States Can Learn from British Columbia

Mercatus Research
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
James Broughel and Laura Jones
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Independent
Downloads 14 (670,058)
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regulation, regulatory reform, regulatory budget, red tape, British Columbia

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Pharmacy Technician Ratio Requirements

Mercatus Research Series
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
James Broughel and Yuliya Yatsyshina
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Independent
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pharmacy technician, ratio requirements, practice of pharmacy, healthcare policy, COVID-19

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Cutting Red Tape in the Garden State New Jersey's Regulatory Reform Program Under Governor Chris Christie

Mercatus Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 May 2018
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 11 (692,932)
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New Jersey, regulation, red tape, benefit-cost analysis

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Cutting Red Tape to Cut the Deficit: An Innovative Approach to Balancing the Budget

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Oct 2020
James Broughel and Jack Salmon
George Mason University - Mercatus Center and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
Downloads 10 (700,639)

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Debt, Deficit, Economic Growth, Regulation, Regulatory Burden

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Larger Polities Are More Regulated

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Sep 2020
Providence College Department of Economics, George Mason University - Mercatus Center and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 10 (700,639)
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regulation, population, RegData, Australia, Canada

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The Tradeoffs between Energy Efficiency, Consumer Preferences, and Economic Growth

Broughel, James. (2021). “The Tradeoffs Between Energy Efficiency, Consumer Preferences, and Economic Growth,” in Regulation and Economic Opportunity: Blueprints for Reform (eds: Adam Hoffer and Todd Nesbit), Logan, UT: Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University, 221-245.
Number of pages: 32
James Broughel
George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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market failure, behavioral economics, energy efficiency, behavioral market failure