Posts Tagged ‘Volcker Rule’

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    Too Big To Fail: The Volcker Rule or Glass Steagall?

    Mar 16, 13 • 294 Views • UncategorizedNo Comments

    It will be tough to remedy “too big to fail” with the Volcker Rule. At the other extreme, some suggest a 2013 version of Glass-Steagall. Here is the short version of the facts: Proposed by former Fed Chair Paul Volcker, his rule was expressed in

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    Election Economics: Assessing Dodd-Frank

    Jul 23, 12 • 255 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Economic Debates, Financial Markets, Households, Money and Monetary Policy, Regulation, Thinking Economically, Uncategorized, US Presidential ElectionNo Comments

    University of Chicago professor Luigi Zingales tells the story of being asked to tape his windows during a tornado watch in Boston. A similar mandate in Italy, he said, would mean that the brother of the mayor was in the tape business. Furthermore, when