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The systemic problems in financial markets and institutions have contributed to the current economic crisis in America and globally. New regulatory measures to instill confidence in the finance and banking industries to prevent such a crisis from happening again continue to be debated in Washington and abroad. Brookings experts have studied the issues and made recommendations.
Reuters/Brendan McDermid - The American International Group, Inc. (AIG) stock ticker is seen on a monitor as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the opening bell February 11, 2013.
Source of Weakness: Worrisome Trends in Solvency Regulation of Insurance Groups in a Post-Crisis World
August 6, 2014, Robert E. Litan
Before embracing any European-style insurance solvency regulation for U.S. insurance groups and conceivably even systemically important insurers, regulators should bear in mind that while group capital regulation may be appropriate for banks, it clearly is not generally appropriate for insurance, says Robert Litan.
Financial Markets and Services
U.S. Economic Performance
Opinion | Real Clear Markets
August 12, 2014, Robert E. Litan
August 4, 2014, Douglas J. Elliott
July 28, 2014, Fred Dews
Opinion | The Hill
July 24, 2014, Martin Neil Baily, Phillip Swagel and Aaron Klein
July 24, 2014, Douglas J. Elliott
July 9, 2014, Ann Rutledge and Robert E. Litan
Interview | Boom Bust
July 3, 2014, Eswar Prasad
Opinion | Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor
June 19, 2014, Andrés Rozental
June 17, 2014, Douglas J. Elliott
Opinion | The Washington Post
May 22, 2014, Sarah A. Binder
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Douglas J. Elliott
Fellow, Economic Studies, Initiative on Business and Public Policy
Martin Neil Baily
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Development
Robert E. Litan
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
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