Professor Dan Cole Joins NYU Law School's Institute for Policy Integrity Board of Advisors
Professor Dan Cole was recently invited to become a member of the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University Law School. Other members of the board include John Podesta (former Chief of Staff in the Clinton Administration), E. Donald Elliott (former Administrator at the EPA), Sally Katzen (former head of OIRA in OMB), Kathleen Rest (Executive Director, Union of Concerned Scientists), as well as distinguished professors from NYU, Yale, Penn State, University of Michigan, and Duke.
Professor Cole says he was invited to join the group because he has “ written several articles and book chapters in the last few years on issues relating to the theory, method, and practice of cost-benefit analysis (or regulatory impact analysis) in the federal government.” While working on those various papers, he met Dean Ricky Revesz and Michael Livermore, who together founded the Institute at NYU.
The Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU Law School is a nonpartisan think tank and advocacy organization for the use of properly conducted cost-benefit analysis to promote socially beneficial regulation. The Institute engages in capacity-building to improve the ability of NGOs to advocate more effectively for regulatory programs using cost-benefit analysis. The Institute also advocates directly for reforms in cost-benefit analysis and the process of regulatory review to remove anti-regulatory biases, and supports economically justified regulations. The board of advisors is made up of academics and leaders in government, business, and in the advocacy community.