Donald N. Pritzker Professor of Business Law, University of Chicago Law School. firstname.lastname@example.org
This article was originally drafted in 2018. While the arguments remain equally relevant today, the data and analysis date to that time. I would like to thank Pat Akey, Benjamin Alarie, Anita Anand, Oren Bar-Gill, William Birdthistle, Bernie Black, Vincent Buccola, Ignacio Cofone, Mary Condon, Peter Cziraki, Jared Ellias, Jeff Gordon, Andrew Green, Will Goetzmann, Jill Fisch, Gillian Hadfield, Jim Hines, Richard Hynes, Joshua Mitts, Ed Morrison, Roger Myerson, Anthony Niblett, Shu-Yi Oei, Omer Pelled, Roberta Romano, Sarath Sanga, Holger Spamann, Michael Trebilcock, Andrew Verstein, Albert Yoon, an anonymous referee, and the editors of the University of Chicago Business Law Review, as well as seminar participants at the Canadian Economics Association annual meeting, the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, DiTella University, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, the Purdy Crawford Emerging Business Law Scholars Workshop, the STILE Law & Economics Workshop, the University of Chicago Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Financial support from the Tory Fund and the Connaught New Researcher Award are gratefully acknowledged. Alvin Yau provided exceptional research assistance. All remaining errors and shortcomings are my own.
Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and former Minority Chief Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
The author’s professional affiliation is provided for identification purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any agency of the U.S. government. The author is grateful to Jeremy Kress, Patricia McCoy, Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., Heidi Mandanis Schooner, Saule Omarova, Thomas Hoenig, and Anat Admati for their insightful comments and feedback. Most importantly, great thanks to the talented staff of the University of Chicago Business Law Review for their hard work and substantial improvements to this Article.