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Amar Bhide

Bhide: Pick a 'Boring' Fed Chair Because Supervision Is the Key and It Requires 'Dullness'

William K. Black | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
William K. Black

A Fed Chair who made it her mission to restore effective supervision would not choose "boring," "dull," or "bureaucratic" people. She would be putting a giant bull's-eye on her back and would ensure that she never have another boring day.

William Alden

Bank of America Job Cuts Won't Help Where It Counts, Experts Say | William Alden | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Bank of America's announcement that it plans to shed 30,000 jobs doesn't address the bank's most pressing concerns, experts said Monday. ...

Charles Collier's 'An Inefficient Truth'

Robert Teitelman | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

What has been missing in all the debate about the efficient market hypothesis is a rigorous examination of its conceptual grounds. Now we have it in a new paper written by University of Florida professor Charles W. Collier.

The Knotty Problem of Partial Regulation

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Today there's sensitivity to the dangers of regulatory arbitrage when regulatory regimes widely vary either nationally or internationally -- although, so far, there are few answers to resolve this beyond gestures toward coordination.

Bringing Back Those Old-Time Regulations

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Amar Bhidé recently offered up a deceptively simple solution to bank regulation when we proposed a cap on retail deposits. But was he also implicitly proposing something else?