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The New Regulatory Era - An Introduction


Barak Orbach


University of Arizona

September 9, 2009

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 559, 2009
Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-30

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For many decades the word “regulation” has been a bogeyman concept evoking images of unproductive and wasteful government bureaucracy. While this image has been a popular rallying cry for politicians over the years, every interest group — with the exception of libertarians — has actively supported and lobbied for regulation in certain domains of the economy and society. With the recent financial crisis, this bogeyman image of regulation has been turned on its head. This Essay explains some of the causes for the change and highlights several expected directions that the new regulatory era is likely to take.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 16

Keywords: regulation, regulatory state, paternalism

JEL Classification: G18, K23, L43, L5, L51

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Date posted: September 11, 2009 ; Last revised: October 7, 2009

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Orbach, Barak, The New Regulatory Era - An Introduction (September 9, 2009). Arizona Law Review, Vol. 51, p. 559, 2009; Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 09-30. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1472044

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