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  • Conversations with Eco-Innovators

    October 6, 2010

    With climate legislation stalled in Congress, environmentalists should begin to explore other avenues to control carbon emissions in addition to pursuing congressional action. Join Conservation International’s Michael Totten and Policy Integrity’s Michael Livermore for an evening of discussion on reducing our nation’s greenhouse gases and energy bills using regulatory innovations, volunteer corporate leadership, and web network collaborations.

  • Global Warming 2010

    September 20, 2010

    Michael Livermore spoke to over 600 environmental activists at Global Warming 2010: Creating Jobs and Saving the Planet. The event was sponsored by The American Cities Foundation, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) and 350philly!

  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy Workshop

    September 15, 2010

    The Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law will bring together leading practitioners, government officials, and academics for a free, day-long workshop on cost-benefit analysis and its use in issue advocacy.

  • University of Brasilia Cost-Benefit Conference

    August 23, 2010

    Michael Livermore and Gonzalo Moyano delivered addresses at the University of Brasilia International Seminar, “Cost-Benefit Analysis and Efficiency in Public Policy. Conceptual and Operational Aspects.”

  • The Federalist Society: Regulatory Authority in the EPA

    June 15, 2010

    Jason Schwartz participated in spirited debate with administrative law experts during a Federalist Society panel covering EPA’s regulatory authority and the role of cost-benefit analysis and the precautionary principle. Schwartz and fellow panelists focused on atrazine, one of the most commonly used pesticides, and discussed how cost-benefit and precautionary principles should or should not inform regulatory decisions about such chemicals. Schwartz’s presentation emphasized the need to make cost-benefit analysis both more evidence-based and more “humanized,” and he fielded questions from other panelists and the audience on transparency, distributional analysis, and climate regulations.

  • Changes to the Regulatory State

    March 12, 2010

    President Obama’s Approach to Regulation and its Impacts on Federal Environmental and Health Protections. On March 12, 2010, the NYU Environmental Law Journal, NYU Environmental Law Society, and the Institute for Policy Integrity hosted a day-long symposium on regulatory review and environmental regulation under the Obama Administration.

  • Policy Integrity Fall Workshop: “Cost-Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy”

    November 10, 2009

    This fall, IPI brought together leading practitioners, government officials, and academics for an all-day workshop on the federal regulatory process. Focused on how advocacy organizations can use economic analysis and cost-benefit analysis to further their agendas, “Cost Benefit Analysis and Issue Advocacy” was an in-depth dialogue between members of the advocacy community and experts on cutting-edge developments in the administrative process and cost-benefit analysis.

  • 2009 Latin American Events

    June 17, 2009

    In June 2009, Policy Integrity participated in three events in Latin America. Events took place in Santiago, Chile; the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina; and in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

  • The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Conference

    December 10, 2008

    In 2008, the SRA Annual Meeting was held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme was “Risk Analysis: the Science and the Art.” Dean Revesz delivered a keynote address titled, “Eliminating Anti-Regulatory Biases.” He also participated in a panel discussion on ideas for the Obama Administration on regulatory review and risk analysis. Michael Livermore participated in a book panel discussion of several new works on cost-benefit analysis, including Retaking Rationality.

  • The NYU Law Alumni Association Fall Lecture: Environmental Law and Climate Change

    November 20, 2008

    In a panel moderated by Dean Richard Revesz, the NYU Law Alumni Association brought together four leading environmental minds: Stuart Barkoff, Managing Director of Global Environment Fund; Dr. Daniel Lashof, director of the Climate Center at the Natural Resources Defense Council; Michael Livermore, Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Integrity; and Professor Richard Stewart, Director of the Frank Guarini Center for Environmental and Land Use Law at NYU School of Law.