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December 5, 2019 – William Robson, President and CEO of the C.D. Howe Institute, announces the appointment of Lawrence J. White as International Fellow.

“Larry’s expertise in financial regulation and microeconomics make him a valuable asset to the Institute,” said Robson. “His penetrating insights into policymaking and its often unintended consequences make him a valued collaborator for the C.D. Howe Institute.”

“I am pleased to receive this appointment and to be able to continue to be associated with the C.D. Howe Institute,” said White.

White has been with New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business for more than 40 years. His primary research areas of interest include financial regulation, antitrust, network industries, international banking and applied microeconomics.

White has published numerous articles in the Journal of Business, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and other leading journals in economics, finance, and law.

He is the author of The S&L Debacle: Public Policy Lessons for Bank and Thrift Regulation, among other books, and he is the co-editor (with John Kwoka) of the 7th of edition of The Antitrust Revolution. He contributed chapters to three of the NYU Stern books on the financial crisis: Restoring Financial Stability; Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act; and Regulating Wall Street: Choice Act vs. Dodd-Frank. He is the co-author (with Stern’s Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh) of Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance.

White holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a M.Sc., economics, from the London School of Economics.

For more information please contact: C.D. Howe Institute at 416-865-1904; email: media@cdhowe.org.

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