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Commentary: Antonio Weiss

by Antonio Weiss and Brad Setser

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, Americans on the mainland were horrified by the scale of the damage—thousands of deaths, hundreds of thousands displaced, millions left without electricity, and, by some estimates, economic losses as high as $90 billion. What few registered, as the hurricane’s toll and the shocking inadequacy of the U.S. government’s response became clear, was an underlying cause of Puerto Rico’s condition: that the island is still effectively a U.S. colony.

Commentary: Sheila Bair

Could leveraged loans pose a threat to the economy like subprime mortgages did a decade ago?

News

Thomas W. Ross and Peter Morrissey will travel to Missouri and North Carolina to share their expertise on the future of public service.

News: Event Coverage

Gaurav Vasisht testified before the House on "Emerging Threats to Stability: Considering the Systemic Risk of Leveraged Lending."

News: Event Coverage

The Alliance and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will co-host a solutions-oriented state fiscal conference in Atlanta on July 10-11.

News

Read Paul Volcker's heartfelt tribute to Alice Rivlin, a founding board member of the Volcker Alliance and a pioneer in many ways.

Commentary: William Glasgall

New Jersey and Illinois announce that revenue collections for the current fiscal year are running ahead of earlier estimates.
Education for the Public Workforce
5/7/19

Video: Sara Mogulescu, Thomas W. Ross

Learn more about context for the G2U Initiative, Washington, D.C. launch event, and goals for the future of G2U in this short video.

Press Releases

The Partnership for Public Service has named the Sammies Medal for career achievement the “Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Award.”

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