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Paul Rubin on Instant Info as a Two-Edged Sword

Paul Rubin on Instant Info as a Two-Edged Sword

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January 5, 2009 – TPI senior fellow and Emory University professor Paul Rubin writes in the Wall Street Journal that, while the Internet has greatly increased the efficiency of markets, it may also have facilitated the formation of bubbles. He suggests that “regulators have a difficult task: It will be very hard for them to eliminate the downside of the Internet and other improvements in financial markets without simultaneously eliminating the benefits.”

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