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Regulator performance, regulatory environment and outcomes: An examination of insurance regulator career incentives on state insurance markets

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  • Grace, Martin F. & Phillips, Richard D., 2008. "Regulator performance, regulatory environment and outcomes: An examination of insurance regulator career incentives on state insurance markets," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 116-133, January.
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