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Date and Location

February 20, 2024
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM ET
B-102: M-rcbg Conference Room


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​Poorly specified regulation imposes huge costs on businesses, consumers and the economy; however developing good regulatory processes is often under-prioritized by governments, particularly when compared with the detailed focus on tax and spending measures. Even where a clear regulatory policy development process is adopted, it rarely has the same profile or attendant resources as applied to fiscal measures. This study group will discuss one aspect of this regulatory policy deficit – the lack of priority given to ex-post evaluation and ex-post reviews of regulatory measures. Considering the different approaches adopted in the UK, Canada, Australia, the US and the EU, Chair of the UK Regulatory Policy Committee and M-RCBG Senior Fellow Stephen Gibson will outline some of the weaknesses in system governance, methodology and capacity building in those jurisdictions and outline approaches to promote and improve regulatory evaluation.

This study group / discussion is open to all. Registration is not necessary.M-RCBG welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs. To request accommodations or ask questions about access provided, please email:

Speakers and Presenters

​Stephen Gibson

M-RCBG Senior Fellow