June 22, 2009

The Obama Administration's Proposal for Financial Regulatory Reform

  • Garett Jones

    Senior Research Fellow
  • Houman Shadab

    Former Affiliated Scholar
  • Lawrence J. White

    Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics, New York University
  • Margaret Polski

  • Todd Zywicki

    Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Tyler Cowen

    Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University
Key materials

In response to the Obama administration's proposal to reform the country's financial regulatory system, this research summary highlights key points on proposed regulations about systemic risk, derivatives, securitization, and consumer protection, by several of Mercatus Center's Financial Markets Working Group scholars. This resource will help ensure that sound academic research informs the current debate about the restructuring of the financial regulatory system.