The financial crisis of 2008 has prompted some economists to call for government regulators to expand their reachby trying to minimize financial disruptions and systemic risks that might harm the broader economy. Their arguments, however, ignore two fundamental challenges for prudent regulation: the knowledge problem and the incentive problem.
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