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James Broughel

James Broughel ( is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an adjunct professor of law at the Antonin Scalia Law School. The author is grateful to Kyle Precourt and an anonymous reviewer for helpful suggestions and comments.

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The Unlikely Story of American Regulatory Socialism


10/09/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Although right-wing political operatives latched on to cost-benefit analysis in the name of controlling regulation, the tool has, in many cases, promoted the expansion of state power.
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