Political Discretion and Antitrust Policy: Evidence from the Assassination of President McKinley
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We thank Paul Rhode, Timothy Guinnane, and Peter Rousseau for their thoughtful suggestions. We would also like to thank seminar participants at Michigan, UC Santa Barbara, Wharton, Yale and the NBER Summer Institute. Additionally, special thanks Cristina Ferlauto, Miranda Miao, Alex Mitchell, Shrey Santosh Shetye, and Katherine Strair for research assistance. The authors declare that they have no relevant or material financial interests that relate to the research described in this paper. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.