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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."

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?
Public Finance
10/15/19

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.
Public Finance
10/1/19

Podcast: William Glasgall

William Glasgall sits down with Chip Barnett and Lynne Funk to talk about why states should bolster their rainy day funds.

Commentary: Gaurav Vasisht

Vasisht's remarks to the Financial Stability Board focus on the effect of too-big-to-fail (“TBTF”) reforms on the US financial system.
Education for the Public Workforce

Commentary: Sara Mogulescu

To solve the “quiet crisis” in the civil service, the federal government must improve workforce recruitment.
Public Finance

Commentary: Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene

When it comes to the next recession, it’s not a matter of if but when—and states need to be ready.

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