Improving the regulation of large, complex, and interconnected shadow banks and their activities would help to protect the economy from another financial collapse.
Regulators have taken several actions that needlessly increase the likelihood of another financial crisis.
Through an analysis of two agricultural markets, this report illuminates the concerning trend of corporate consolidation in agriculture—and the damaging impact this trend has on independent family farms.
Forced arbitration agreements make it harder for workers and consumers to challenge predatory practices, wage theft, and discrimination.
Entry barriers in many sectors—especially in communications services, health care, and information technology—have created an environment in which firms can earn profits well above competitive levels.
The rise of firms earning monopolistic returns calls for new policy measures to reduce barriers to entry and increase competition.
This week, Rep. Maxine Waters discusses her top priorities in her new role as chairwoman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee—and how she plans to hold the Trump administration accountable.
Workers are increasingly receiving their compensation through payroll cards, and policymakers should take steps to ensure the safety of these financial products.
Americans would benefit from stronger antitrust enforcement, more competition, and fairer prices in the markets for hospital and physician services.
The new 5-4 conservative majority is likely to rule against the legal rights of workers and consumers.
Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.
Boosting SEC-regulated transparency on environmental, social, and governance matters can help align the interests of investors, management, and the public towards shared long-term success.
The Trump administration’s plan to allow capital holders to index their assets to inflation is the latest attempt to benefit the wealthy as it takes steps to cut workers’ pay and retirement savings.
Farmers are feeling the substantial consolidation across many agricultural markets, yet the issue is conspicuously absent from the current Farm Bill debate.
Restoring Americans’ ability to hold companies accountable would rebuild consumer power and trust in government.