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The Hearing Archive: Regulation

Dividing the Loot from Cap and Trade

Now that the Senate Finance Committee has finished doing whatever it did to health-care reform, it is turning to cap and trade with this morning's hearing on "allowance and revenue distribution." This sounds like a boringly technical topic, but in...

By James Kwak  |  August 4, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Energy and Environment , Regulation  
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Making Financial Regulation Work: The Supreme Court's Role

This is part of a series on The Hearing called "Making Financial Regulation Work." This guest post was filed by University of Pennsylvania professor David Zaring. While Congress and the administration consider various proposals for financial reform, it is worth...

By Tim Lawson  |  August 3, 2009; 6:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Regulation  
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Make Haste Slowly

This guest post is from Martin Baily, Charles Taylor and Peter Wallison of the Pew Financial Reform Project.   The patchwork of federal agencies that was charged with overseeing  the financial system failed to protect us from crisis last year,...

By Terri Rupar  |  July 24, 2009; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Regulation  
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Protecting Consumers Against Another Failure of Government

Nick Schulz, a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, filed this guest post. The House Financial Services Committee today held a hearing on consumer protection as part of a financial regulatory overhaul. In particular, the committee explored the creation of...

By Tim Lawson  |  July 16, 2009; 5:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Banking , Regulation  
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In Defense of the Fed's Independence

This guest post was filed by David Zaring, University of Pennsylvania professor and a blogger at The Conglomerate. Yesterday, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald L. Kohn testified before Congress on the independence of the Fed, heretofore the most independent of...

By Tim Lawson  |  July 10, 2009; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Banking , Regulation  
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Reforming International Financial Regulation

University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School professor David Zaring filed this guest blog post: Any vision of financial reform must grapple with the globalization of both finance and the regulation of it.  Consider the current financial crisis.  In 2008 alone, the...

By Terri Rupar  |  July 2, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Regulation  
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Older Entries in This Category »

What About Insurance?, James Kwak , June 30, 2009
The Fed's New Role, Tim Lawson , June 25, 2009
Consumer-Protection Showdown, Terri Rupar , June 24, 2009
The Case for a Consumer Protection Agency, Terri Rupar , June 24, 2009
A Glimpse Into Insurance Reform, Terri Rupar , June 16, 2009
It's About Derivatives, Twice, Terri Rupar , June 4, 2009
Making Financial Regulation Work, James Kwak , May 28, 2009
What's Next?, Simon Johnson , May 27, 2009
Do Bank Mergers Really Work?, James Kwak , May 7, 2009
About The Hearing, James Kwak , April 20, 2009
 
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