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The Production Function of the Regulatory State
(Minnesota Law Review, 2017)
How much will our budget be cut be this year? This question has loomed ominously over regulatory agencies for over three decades. After the 2016 presidential election, it now stands front and center in federal policy, with ...
The Reasonable Investor of Federal Securities Law
(The Journal of Corporation Law, 2017)
Federal securities law defines the materiality of corporate disclosures by reference to the views of a hypothetical “reasonable investor.” For decades the reasonable investor standard has been a flashpoint for debate — ...
Foxes at the Henhouse: Occupational Licensing Boards Up Close
(California Law Review, 2017)
The dark side of occupational licensing-its tendency to raise prices to consumers with dubious effects on service quality, its enormous payout to licensees, and its ability to shut many willing workers out of the workforce-has ...
Saving the Political Consensus in Favor of Free Trade
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2017)
2016 is the year that the political consensus in favor of liberalized international trade collapsed. Across the world, voters’ belief that international trade agreements lead to economic inequality threatens to derail ...