Michael Greenstone, director of the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution, argues that government and citizens should know more about how successful and effective government regulations are, so that we can act on that knowledge and strengthen regulations that work.

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at governmentality.net and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.