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Lingering Prospects for US Financial Reform

June 10, 2013

Simon Johnson says that despite a push back from the financial industry, Congress is taking a close look at increasing capital requirements for banks.


Congressional Testimony: The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity [pdf] Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity"
June 4, 2013


Puerto Rico's Troubles Take It to Uncharted Waters December 4, 2013

Tough Questions Confront Yellen and the Fed November 13, 2013

A Yellen Era at the Fed? October 10, 2013

Why the Fed Decided Not to Taper: Part II September 19, 2013

Why the Fed Decided Not to Taper: Part I September 18, 2013

Emerging Market Turmoil on the Eve of the G-20: Part I August 29, 2013

What Criteria Should Guide Obama in Selecting a New Fed Chair? August 16, 2013

Economy Picking Up but Facing Challenges this Fall August 15, 2013

New Dangers of a Debt Ceiling Confrontation June 11, 2013

Budget Outlook after the State of the Union: Part II February 14, 2013