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Higher Education Reforms Aim for Greater Accountability

Kenneth Megan / Blog August 5, 2015

A lack of oversight has led to a serious accountability gap, with institutions remaining largely “off-the-hook” for poor student outcomes.

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Into the Danger Zone: Sequestration and Troop Levels

Steve Bell, Mark White / Blog July 10, 2015

The reckless fiscal policy known as sequestration is about to claim another victim.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, May 15

Finance / Blog May 15, 2015

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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Hiring a New York Fed Chief Could Take a While

Finance / News May 13, 2015

A study by the Bipartisan Policy Center found that it has taken an average 240 days for presidents to decide on a nominee for an financial regulatory position.

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Reform the Fed? Get Rid of Groupthink

Aaron Klein / Blog April 7, 2015

While the need for regional bank candidates with more diverse experience is clear, the current structure appears to promote internal hiring.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, February 27

Finance / Blog February 27, 2015

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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Yellen Faces Congress Amid Direst Threat to Fed Since Dodd-Frank

Finance / News February 23, 2015

Lawmakers from both parties are demanding greater transparency and accountability from the Federal Reserve.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, November 26

Finance / Blog November 26, 2014

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, September 26

Finance / Blog September 26, 2014

“Responding to Systemic Risk: Restoring the Balance”
By John C. Dugan, Peter R. Fisher, and Cantwell F. Muckenfuss III, co-chairs of BPC’s Systemic Risk Task Force

“Certain provisions of Dodd-Frank, however, are cause for concern, because they unnecessarily restrict the ability of the Federal Reserve and the FDIC to provide short-term liquidity to the financial system to mitigate the real-economy impact of a financial panic or crisis and they also restrict the ability to guarantee the debt of healthy financial companies in similar circumstances.”

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