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Article

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forthcoming in Economics of Securities Law (Edward Elgar 2016)

Abstract

This introduction to a compendium published by Edward Elgar (forthcoming) identifies and critically discusses leading research on the economics of securities law. Topics include the origins of securities regulation, the case for mandatory disclosure, the efficient markets hypothesis, insider trading, the fraud on the market theory, portfolio theory, capital assets pricing, takeover bids, regulatory design, shareholder voting, behavioural finance, and comparative research in securities markets and regulation.

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1-2016

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