Anticipated versus Realized Benefits: Can Event Studies be Used to Predict the Impact of New Regulations?
Economists 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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