SAVE THE DATE – Tuesday, November 12

Government Regulations:
Practical Considerations for the U.S. Forest Industry And Their Impact on Consumers and Businesses

When: 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm
Where: 2456 Rayburn House Office Building
Box Lunches Will Be Provided
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How are optimal regulatory practices established and evaluated?  Join us for a discussion about where we’ve been, where we’re going, and what policymakers can do to ensure government regulations impacting the U.S. forest industry don’t result in unintended consequences with negative economic and environmental repercussions.

Confirmed Participants:

  • Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) – Chair, National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business for Sensible Regulations Coalition 
  • Stephen Pociask, PhD – President, American Consumer Institute
  • Wayne Winegarden, PhD – Contributing Editor, EconoSTATS at George Mason University
  • Robert Lichter – Professor of Communication and Director, Center for Media and Public Affairs and Statistical Assessment Center (STATS) at George Mason University
  • William Tucker (Moderator) – News Editor, RealClearEnergy
About EconoSTATS:
EconoSTATS is a project of the Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) at George Mason University, and its goal is to simplify and clarify economic debates by explaining the premises and evidence on which they are based.  This summer, EconoSTATS released a study titled “Comparing Forest Certification Standards in the U.S.: Economic Analysis and Practical Considerations.”

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