Spring 2011

Vol. 34 No. 1


From the Cover

Consumer Protection

Regulatory Reform

Health & Medicine

  • Slim Odds

    Empirical studies provide little evidence that soda taxes would shrink Americans’ waistlines. By Eric Helland and Jonathan Klick PDF


Regulatory Reform

  • Lessons from New Jersey

    What are the effects of “administrative procedures” regulatory reform? By Stuart Shapiro and Deborah Borie-Holtz PDF

Credit & Banking


Corporate Governance

Consumer Protection

  • Blooming Nonsense

    Do claims about the consumer benefit of licensure withstand empirical scrutiny? By Dick M. Carpenter II PDF

For the Record

Briefly Noted

In Review

Final Word