Showing posts with the label Regulation

Don't Believe the Economic Pessimists - Barokong

Source: Wall Street Journal No matter who wins Tuesday’s presidential election, now ought to be the time that policy ma…

The Tax-and-Spend Health-Care Solution - Barokong

A Wall Street Journal Oped, From July 29 2018. Now that 30 days have passed, I can post the whole thing. The Tax-and-Sp…

Fed Nixes Narrow Bank - Barokong

A narrow bank would be a great thing. A narrow bank takes deposits, and invests 100% of the money in interest-paying re…

Cross subsidies and monopolization, explained - Barokong

I found a beautiful, clear, detailed, fact-based, and devastating explanation of how forced cross-subsidies, monopolize…

Kotlikoff on the Big Con - Barokong

In preparing some talks on the financial crisis, 10 years later, I ran across a very nice article,The Big Con -- Reasse…

Europe's Banks - Barokong

My visit to Europe resulted in many interesting conversations. There was a stark contrast between the complex regulator…

State of thought on financial regulation - Barokong

I'm at a conference on "Financial cycles and regulation" at the Deutsche Bundesbank. Beyond the individua…

Testimony 2 - Barokong

On the way back from Washington, I passed the time reformatting my little essay for the Budget committee to html for bl…