Dr. Richard B. Belzer

Posted in: Environment/Transportation Policy, Legal/Regulatory/Judicial

Regulatory Program Manager / Visiting Professor of Public Policy , Center for Study of American Business / Washington University in St. Louis
819 7th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington DC
Work Fax: (202) 478-1626
Email: belzer@regulatorycheckbook.org
Home: (703) 780-1850
Website: http://csab.wustl.edu


Economist, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 1988-98.
Currently conducting research in federal regulation and regulatory policy, including oversight of regulatory agencies; executive and legislative oversight institutions; and federal agency compliance with statutory and executive procedural, analytic and decision-making requirements.

Academic Background

B.S.: University of California at Davis (Agricultural Economics).
M.S.: University of California at Davis (Agricultural Economics).
M.P.P.: Harvard University (Public Policy).
Ph.D.: Harvard University (Public Policy).

Publications or Presentations

Project on Regulatory Oversight: Study Protocol (St. Louis, Mo.: Center for the Study of American Business, Washington University, 1999).

"Independent Regulatory Oversight: A New Path to Regulatory Reform," Center for the Study of American Business, Forum, No. 3, Feb. 1999.
"Staking Out Risk Management," Proceedings of the 4th Int'l Conf. on Probability Safety Assessment and Management (New York, N.Y.: Spring 1998).

Issue Specialities

Cost/benefit analysis of regulatory actions (methods and applications); quantitative risk assessment (hazards, exposure assessment, integration with cost/benefit analysis); environmental policy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Calvert Index

Environment/Transportation Policy