Policy and Analysis
RFF experts research and analyze local, state, regional, and federal policy approaches for addressing environmental challenges by examining the effectiveness of various instruments—such as conducting theoretical and applied evaluation of command-and-control and incentive-based mechanisms, comparative analyses of different regulatory strategies, and reviews of the performance of alternative policy instruments like voluntary measures and public disclosure programs.
The Regulatory Performance Initiative at RFF
RFF experts are examining the actual realized costs and benefits of federal regulations, comparing observed outcomes with a range of credible baselines and earlier estimates. Learn more.