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Board Member Francis Fukuyama: The Essential State
Commentary: Francis Fukuyama
Among the institutional reform issues that the incoming Biden Administration needs to address is an overhaul of the federal civil service.
Board Member Sheila Bair: The Legacy of Paul Volcker
Commentary: Sheila C. Bair
Volcker Alliance founding Board Member Sheila Bair shares her memories of Mr. Volcker and reflects on his public service legacy.
Federal Learners Thrive: A GEAR Center Update
Commentary: Yesenia Martinez, Sara Mogulescu
The GEAR Center Challenge Pilot surfaced several insights about how to approach training at scale.
A Year of Action for G2U
Blog: Peter Morrissey
2020 has been a year of impact and expansion for the Volcker Alliance’s Government-to-University (G2U) Initiative.
Board Member Antonio Weiss: Market turmoil shows need for more hedge fund scrutiny
Commentary: Antonio Weiss
As hedge funds face increased scrutiny for their role in a crisis moment in financial markets, regulators need to take more action.
Nonresident Senior Fellow Paul Light: The Case for Major Government Reform
Commentary: Paul C. Light
Paul Light makes the case for a fix-government-fast reform agenda that provides a framework and game plan for a first Biden administration.
Nonresident Senior Fellow Don Kettl: Trump’s Order Sets the Stage for Loyalty Tests for Thousands of Feds
Commentary: Donald F. Kettl
The president’s executive order sweeps aside 140 years of federal policy promoting professional expertise.
Board Member William Rhodes Writes on COVID-19 in Latin America and Financial Regulatory Weaknesses
Commentary: William Rhodes
Read "Mind the Gap" in Reuters and "Wirecard is a wake-up call on regulatory weakness" in The Banker.
COVID-19 is breeding infrastructure postponements as states, cities slash budgets
Commentary: William Glasgall
COVID-19 is driving state and local governments to balance budgets by postponing infrastructure work and other initiatives.