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Here’s proof that Wall Street regulators listen to you — Andrei Kirilenko

From MarketWatch Especially concerning business regulations, critics argue, an inside the Beltway mentality prevails. Only the lobbyists and industry insiders are heard. I am sensitive to this criticism. Five and half years ago, the United States experienced the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. In response to the crisis, Congress passed the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. One part of the legislation instructed a financial regulatory agency called the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to write rules that regulate “swaps” — the same derivatives that had been implicated in the financial crisis. As the Chief Economist of the CFTC during 2010-2012, I helped with the rulemaking process. After leaving the federal government in December 2012 to join MIT Sloan School of Management as a finance professor, I set out to study the work that I and other staff members had done on designing new Wall Street regulations. My … Read More »The post Here’s proof that Wall Street regulators listen to you — Andrei Kirilenko appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.  Read the full post >

Job creation to meet population growth a daunting task — S.P. Kothari

From MoneyControl.com  In an exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18’s Malvika Jain on July 02, 2014, SP Kothari, Deputy Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management gave his take on the expectations from Arun Jaitely’s maiden Union Budget and his outlook on the road ahead for the Indian economy. Below is the verbatim transcript of the interview: Q: Government is in the process of preparing its first Budget since it took charge. What should be the priority areas where the government should focus? A: Mr. Jaitley has to recognize and Mr. Modi also has to recognize that changing the furniture around the house is not going to make the house look that much different. It might make it look somewhat different but that is not a game changer and they have to think in terms of policies that dramatically alter if the goal is to increase the per capita income from where it … Read More »The post Job creation to meet population growth a daunting task — S.P. Kothari appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.  Read the full post >






 

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