Portrait: Philip Wallach

Phil Wallach is a Fellow in Governance Studies and the author of the upcoming book, Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the Financial Crisis of 2008 (Brookings Institution Press, 2015). E-mail Phil Wallach at pwallach@brookings.edu| View Full Bio

Recent Activity

  • In the News

    When it comes to getting economic growth or not, I'm pretty skeptical about how much power he [President Obama] has.

    November 10, 2012, Philip A. Wallach, The Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Expert Q & A | Philip A. Wallach

    Campaign Platforms: What the Candidates Failed to Address

    November 5, 2012

  • In the News

    The Republican leadership compromised just enough [on the debt ceiling] to make sure they got a deal done at the last minute, and if you were [willing to make a wager], you would probably say that’s what will happen again the next time around because they don’t want to be responsible for plunging the economy into chaos.

    July 25, 2012, Philip A. Wallach, Voice of America