Petty corruption was long thought to grease the wheels of business. But economists are learning how much it can hold back some companies and local economies.
The longstanding debate about government oversight is giving way to a new understanding of how to craft more effective industry rules.
Analysis of the Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding suggests investors take comfort in regulatory cooperation between countries.
Regulation of pricing transparency at US hospitals can give the appearance of lowering costs, but research suggests that the payments made by patients and their insurers for five representative medical procedures have not decreased.