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Caroline Cecot on Cost-Benefit Analysis

Season 1, Ep. 544

In this episode, Caroline Cecot, Assistant Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, discusses her article "Transparency in Agency Cost-Benefit Analysis," which she co-authored with Robert W. Hahn, and which will be published in the Administrative Law Review. Cecot begins by explaining what cost-benefit analysis is and how agencies use it to inform decisionmaking. She explains the role of cost-benefit analysis in agency transparency, and distinguishes between process and policy transparency. She describes their empirical study of agency cost-benefit analysis. And she explains how it should inform our understanding of cost-benefit analysis. Cecot is on Twitter at @CarolineCecot.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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