Host: American Enterprise Institute. The ongoing turmoil in financial markets has led many commentators to argue that deregulation has contributed to the crisis. Furthermore, this conclusion is now being applied to many other industry sectors that were deregulated during the last quarter-century. Paul L. Joskow will review the evidence of the effects of deregulation and regulatory reform more broadly and discuss a general framework for determining when and how government regulatory interventions may be appropriate.
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