Ben-Shahar & Schneider Symposium, Part VIII: Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, Even More Thank You Wanted To Know

“This review of Professors Ben-Shahar and Schneider, More Than You Wanted to Know, is based on my earlier review, titled ‘Even More Thank You Wanted To Know About the Failures of Mandated Disclosure’, which is forthcoming in the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies. The book offers an important and compelling critique of the many forms of disclosure regulation and explain why the problems cannot be fixed. According to the authors, successful disclosure regulation depends on the simultaneous success of too many factors. Disclosers must reveal the right type of information, in the right format, and at the right time; and, of course, individuals must read, understand, and use this information in a way that enables them to make the right decision …” (more)

[Florencia Marotta-Wurgler, ContractsProf Blog, 23 September]

First posted 2014-09-23 11:57:18

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