RealClear Radio Hour – The Mess Bank Regulators Make

23 Aug

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Financial Crises and How Quickly We Forget

AUG 23, 2014

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Alex Pollock, former President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the cyclical nature of financial crises and how legislative solutions claiming to “fix the problem forever” only perpetuate the next crisis.

LISTEN (full-length interview)
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Are Americans Maxing Out?

AUG 23, 2014

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Todd Zywicki, law professor at George Mason University and co-author of the recently published Consumer Credit and The American Economy, discusses misconceptions about Americans’ overuse of credit and how regulations meant to guard against abuse by creditors hurt consumers.

LISTEN (full-length interview)
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WATCH (on YouTube)

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