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    • The Benefit-Cost Analysis of Security Focused Regulations 

      Farrow, Scott; Shapiro, Stuart (De Gruyter, 2009-04-18)
      Security focused regulations have been largely exempt from the benefit-cost type of analysis required for major Federal regulations and done routinely in areas such as transportation, environment and safety. Among the ...
    • The Effect of Regulatory Oversight on Nonbank Mortgage Subsidiaries 

      Balla, Eliana; Brastow, Raymond; Edgel, Daniel; Rose, Morgan (Springer, 2022-07-19)
      In 2009, the Federal Reserve subjected nonbank mortgage-originating subsidiaries of bank holding companies (BHCs), but not independent nonbank (INB) mortgage originators, to consumer compliance supervision. We examine the ...
    • How (Not) to Lie with Benefit-Cost Analysis 

      Farrow, Scott (De Gruyter, 2013-11-22)
      Benefit-cost analysis is the applied side of welfare economics. Its broad use in support of public decisions draws both detractors and defenders. This tongue-in-cheek piece demonstrates that knowing how ...
    • Not the Great Equalizer? Local Economic Mobility and Inequality Effects for the Establishment of U.S. Universities 

      Russell, Lauren C.; Andrews, Michael J. (Annenberg Institute at Brown University, 2022-08)
      We exploit historical natural experiments to test whether universities increase economic mobility and equality. We use runner-up counties that were strongly considered to become university sites but were not selected for ...
    • Residual Risk Accounting: A Pilot Study 

      Farrow, Scott (Wiley Online Library, 2015-04-15)
      Risks such as flooding, oil spills, deaths, and unemployment continue despite numerous policies to prevent and mitigate their effects. Such policies are typically analyzed in their natural units such as jobs making comparison ...