Center for Law and Economic Studies
Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets
Symposiums supply a snapshot in time. By observing the common assumptions and shared frameworks of a collection of scholars writing contemporaneously, one gains both insight into the intellectual world of a past era and the ability to measure its distance from our own. Twenty-five years ago the Virginia Law Review organized a noted symposium (the "1984 Symposium") to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the SEC.1 A number of prominent scholars participated, and its articles have been much cited.
John C. Coffee Jr. & Hillary A. Sale,
Redesigning the SEC: Does the Treasury Have a Better Idea?,
Va. L. Rev.
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