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Empowering Local Innovation: The Seeds of Economic Transformation

Sandy Davis, Tim Shaw / Blog June 22, 2018

Even as the U.S. economy enjoys one of the longest expansions on record, millions of Americans remain economically vulnerable—one crisis away from economic calamity.

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Women-Owned Small Businesses Doubled in Two Decades (and 5 Other Interesting Statistics)

John Soroushian / Blog May 2, 2018

From 1997 to 2017 the number of small businesses grew by 44 percent, while the number of women-owned small businesses grew by 114 percent.

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BPC’s Jason Grumet and William Hoagland: Trump’s pick for Federal Reserve chief is right choice at right time

Economy / News November 13, 2017

President Trump nominated Jerome “Jay” Powell to serve as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. He is the right person at the right time to guide our monetary policy and ensure the soundness of our financial institutions.

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Cost of Approaching Debt Limit “X Date”

Tim Shaw, Jack Rametta, Shai Akabas / Blog August 11, 2017

As the debt limit “X Date” approaches, lost in the mix are warning signs that appear ahead of time, which carry costs for American taxpayers.

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Treasury’s Call for Updating Small Business Regulation is an Opportunity for Main Street

Ashmi Sheth / Blog August 7, 2017

The Treasury Department recently made several recommendations that are intended to increase access to capital for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Costs of Nearing the Debt Limit “X Date” Emerging

Economy / Press Release August 3, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center projects that “X Date” will be reached sometime in early to mid-October.

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The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act

Martin Neil Baily, Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Research January 11, 2017

Although Dodd-Frank has been largely successful in stabilizing the financial sector, it still needs to be fine-tuned.

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Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies

Justin Schardin / Blog December 7, 2016

Amid the uncertainty of timing, Trump’s appointments will have a major impact on the future of the post-crisis financial regulatory structure.

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Four Takeaways from the Fed’s Proposed Stress Test Changes

Michael Carlson / Blog September 28, 2016

The proposal would raise the regulatory burden on the eight most systemically important U.S. banks, especially compared to the large regional banks.

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Changing the Game: The Fed’s Proposal for Insurance Capital Standards

Finance / June 29, 2016 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

BPC hosted experts to discuss how state insurance regulators are viewing the Fed’s actions and how the Fed’s approach is being received by foreign regulators.

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