Anticipated versus Realized Benefits: Can Event Studies be Used to Predict the Impact of New Regulations?
AbstractEconomists often use event study methodology to evaluate the impact of new regulations on firms. This research investigates the degree to which event study methodology can provide useful information in this regard by studying how accurately markets predict the actual benefits associated with a new law.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by American University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 2006-02.
Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2006
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Byrd Amendment; Antidumping; Event Study;
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- Kara M. Reynolds, 2005. "Anticipated versus Realized Benefits: Can Event Studies Be Used To Predict the Impact of New Regulations?," International Trade 0512005, EconWPA.
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
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