The Credit Rating Agencies: An Analysis Through the Lenses of Industrial Organization, Finance, and Regulation

Pacific Economic Review, Forthcoming

43 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2016

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Lawrence J. White

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics

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Date Written: February 25, 2016

Abstract

This article uses insights from the disciplines of industrial organization and of finance – and the understanding that has developed within both disciplines with respect to regulation – for an analysis of the credit rating industry.

Keywords: credit rating agency, industrial organization, regulation, finance, nationally recognized statistical rating organization

JEL Classification: G28, L11, L51

Suggested Citation

White, Lawrence J., The Credit Rating Agencies: An Analysis Through the Lenses of Industrial Organization, Finance, and Regulation (February 25, 2016). Pacific Economic Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2748718 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2748718

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