BPC recently released a macroeconomic study of immigration reform that showed immigration reform would produce powerful economic benefits for the U.S. economy. Notably, the study showed that immigration reform would jump-start the housing market by increasing spending on residential construction by an average of $68 billion annually over a 20-year period.
Two panels will address critical issues:
- Who, how, when? Who provides private capital, how is it provided, and when does it attach?
- Rates and monitoring: Assessing the impact of private capital
Join BPC for the first in a series of events leading up to the July 2014 event to commemorate 10 years since the release of the 9/11 Commission report. We will evaluate the state of intelligence reforms since the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, determining if in the post-Snowden era, our intelligence capabilities are where they need to be to meet the threat facing our nation.
As implementation of Dodd-Frank continues, some questions remain. Does Dodd-Frank permit our financial regulatory system to effectively handle all types of financial institutions, or did it impose a bank-centric regulatory framework capable of causing major problems for non-banks? Do regulators appreciate the difference between banks and non-banks? Do they have the legal flexibility to make appropriate distinctions?
Check back soon for additional information.