The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India. Rohini Pande, September 30, 2014, Paper. "In collaboration with a state environmental regulator in India, we conducted a field experiment to raise the frequency of environmental inspections to the prescribed minimum for a random set of industrial plants. The treatment was successful when judged by process measures, as treatment plants, relative to the control group, were more than twice as likely to be inspected and to be cited for violating pollution standards. Yet the treatment was weaker for more consequential outcomes..." Link Verified October 16, 2014