By Robert E. Litan on March 17, 2011

In response to legislation following the financial crisis of 2007-2009, Douglas J. Elliott and Robert E. Litan, Director at Global Economics Group, presented a policy brief (Identifying and Regulating Systemically Important Financial Institutions: The Risks of Under and Over Identification and Regulation) to assist the Federal Reserve Board and the Financial Stability Oversight Committee (FSOC) […]

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By Robert E. Litan on March 17, 2011

In response to the financial crisis of 2007-2009, Robert E. Litan, Director at Global Economics Group, Harold Bradley, Robert Fawls,and Fred Sommers authored Canaries in the Coal Mine: How the Rise in Settlement Fails Creates Systemic Risk for Financial Firms and Investors, (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, March 2011) which addresses critical issues regarding systemic risk […]

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By Robert E. Litan on March 17, 2011

In response to the reaction towards derivatives trading in the aftermath of the U.S. financial crisis from 2007-2009, Dr. Robert Litan, Director at Global Economics Group, provides a rational and critical approach to derivatives trading and dissects several legislative proposals to regulate the OTC derivatives market. In The Derivatives Dealers’ Club and Derivatives Markets Reform: […]

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By Robert E. Litan on March 17, 2011

In a critical article addressing the economic recovery from the financial crisis of 2007-2009, Robert E. Litan, Directors at Global Economics Group and Harold Bradley address concern that Exchange Traded Funds are stifling the growth of new companies and hindering attempts at going public. In Choking the Recovery: Why New Growth Companies Aren’t Going Public […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

Economist Dr. David S. Evans and Chairman of Global Economics Group has authored sixteen essays covering five broad categories of two-sided markets: 1. Economics of multi-sided platform businesses, generally. 2. Fundamental adjustments to anti-trust policies that must be made in response to multi-sided markets. 3. Web-based platforms. 4. Payment cards. 5. Software platforms. In these […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group, summarizes the consensus in litigation that is emerging on class certification and describes the sorts of analyses that will prove critical in seeking or opposing the certification of a particular class. Through detailed economic analysis in The New Consensus on Class Certification: What it Means for the […]

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