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Public Finance

Commentary: Chris Hamel

"The usefulness of benchmarking of government financial performance can be seen in the work of the Volcker Alliance."


The researchers' use of data from the Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting project shows the work's impact, even outside of fiscal policy circles.

News: Event Coverage

On Nov. 20, we hosted a webinar on the best state capital budgeting practices, focusing on infrastructure needs.

Commentary: Gaurav Vasisht

Congress should ask the Fed to disclose targeted data on enforcement actions in its upcoming supervision and regulation report.
Financial Regulation

Podcast: Dennis Lockhart, William Glasgall

How can the federal government, state governments, and the private sector all work together to decrease budgetary risks?


Dr. Ann McKee received the award for her extraordinary work as a trailblazer in the field of head trauma.
Public Finance

Podcast: William Glasgall

What are rainy day funds and why are they important? Listen to this podcast from the Atlanta Federal Reserve and find out.

Commentary: Antonio Weiss

Puerto Rico's debt is more sustainable, but still much higher per capita than even the most indebted U.S. state.


Dennis Branson, a federal worker celebrating his 30th year in public service, reflects on how feds can help recruit tomorrow's government leaders.