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Update: The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One

by William K. Black, New Economic Perspectives Editor’s note: This is a summary of the writings of Prof. Black over the past several years encompassing the manifest destiny of the political and economic thinking that resulted in the Great Financial … Continue reading

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The Great Debate©: Is More Financial Regulation Needed?

The debate is started by a Wall Street Journal column written by Wendy Long, Republican/Conservative Candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York.  The reply is by William K. Black, a frequent contributor to Global Economic Intersection. A Smarter Approach … Continue reading

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Size in Banking: Efficiency of Scale vs. Abuse of Power

by Guest Authors: Eric De Keuleneer, DeKeuleneer.com and Nastassia Leszczynska Editor’s Note: This is posted as a companion article to The Great Debate©:  Will Dodd-Frank be Effective? Introduction: Economies of scale, optimal size and competition in banking It is worth … Continue reading

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The Great Debate©: Will Dodd-Frank be Effective?

Written by Elliott Morss, Bradley G. Lewis and William K. Black Editor’s note: The question of whether the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act will be effective in reducing systemic risk in the financial sector was brought into new focus by a a … Continue reading

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The Great Debate©: Does Government Create Uncertainty and Prolong the Recession?

This is a debate between Scott R. Baker (Stanford Univ.), Nicholas Bloom (Stanford Univ.) and Steven J. Davis (Univ. of Chicago) PRO and William K. Black (Univ. of Missouri Kansas City) ANTI The first presentation in the debate (the PRO … Continue reading

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