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  • All The Wrong Innovation

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    The need for convenient data predisposes policy wonks, politicans and academics to a particular view of innovation – one that ignores the constant minor adjustments that people make in their lives, products and businesses

  • Beware Stakeholder Views on Red Tape

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    Asking about the impact of red tape is a good idea. But it creates the possibility of regulatory capture in red tape feedback. And it ignores the chilling effect of red tape on new entrants with innovative ideas, who see the bureaucracy that it is necessary to endure, and walk away in silence.

  • Unintended Consequence: 1 On, 2 Off

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    With new 1-On, 2-Off rules (one new regulation matched by removing two), the most likely result is managers gaming the system and banking no-impact regulations to use later when implementing new ones.