IRLE News and Updates


  • Themes from the 2021 IRLE Virtual Workshop

    Jun 10, 2021
    We covered a lot of material in a condensed timeframe during the 2021 IRLE Virtual Workshop. This summary highlights a few key takeaways from the discussions and presentations throughout the workshop.
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  • Why Five Prisms?

    Mar 25, 2021
    Since its origins in 2004, the IRLE has focused on examining the fundamental principles of regulatory legitimacy and sound regulatory decision-making in the context of technological dynamism. The analytical framework we developed to organize these principles is called the Five Prisms of Law & Economics Analysis.
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  • IRLE Faculty Spotlight: Ray Gifford

    Jan 8, 2021
    Take a closer look at Raymond Gifford, partner at Wilkinson, Barker, and Knauer, and his contributions over the years to the formation and continuation of the Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics.
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  • An Update on Internet Performance during the Pandemic

    Nov 23, 2020
    In early 2020, Doug Sicker presented a vlog for IRLE on how the Internet had performed through the first few months of the pandemic. Here, I update that presentation and provide some additional thoughts and findings.
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  • The Existing Generation Fleet and the Value of Flexibility

    Nov 20, 2020
    IRLE's Lynne Kiesling discusses the existing generation fleet and the value of flexibility.
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  • IRLE Faculty Spotlight: Eric Talley

    Nov 16, 2020
    Since its first workshop in 2004, the IRLE has had an outstanding faculty. Eric Talley brings his work in the law and economics of corporate finance to expand the understanding of financial economics used in regulatory decision-making.
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  • IRLE 2020 intro blog post

    Oct 30, 2020
    Today the Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics (IRLE) embarks on a new initiative to provide digital content on regulating in a period of technological change.
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