Tag: regulatory restrictions
Regulatory landscape of the U.S. aquaculture supply chain
This article traces the development of U.S. aquaculture supply chain regulatory restrictions and discusses the factors that could be driving the recent growth in regulations. Using Mercatus Center RegData, results suggest that the number of restrictions across the aquaculture supply chain has increased by ~400% over the past half-century. The majority of the regulatory growth…
Regulatory restrictions across U.S. protein supply chains
Food regulations protect consumer health, mitigate environmental concerns, and promote animal welfare, but they can also hinder innovation, limit entrepreneurship, and generate higher consumer prices. This study examines the number of federal and state regulatory restrictions affecting the beef, pork, poultry, sheep, goat, and seafood industries, including processing, wholesale distribution, and retail sales. We also…
How many regulations does it take to get a beer?
Although the influence of regulations on economic outcomes has been well documented, few studies have focused on the geography of regulatory burdens. The regulations confronting any supply chain can vary dramatically across legislative jurisdictions, as U.S. policy is enforced by overlapping federal, state, and local governments. We use a unique data set to explore state-by-state…