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A Fair Deal for Farmers Report
A combine harvests wheat on the eastern shore of Maryland, June 2013. (Getty/ Edwin Remsburg)

A Fair Deal for Farmers

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.

Caius Z. Willingham, Andy Green

Toward a Robust Competition Policy Report
The night skyline of San Francisco's financial district is pictured from Montgomery Street, January 2016. (Getty/DeAgostini)

Toward a Robust Competition Policy

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.

Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Andrew Schwartz

Provider Consolidation Drives Up Health Care Costs Report

Provider Consolidation Drives Up Health Care Costs

Americans would benefit from stronger antitrust enforcement, more competition, and fairer prices in the markets for hospital and physician services.

Emily Gee, Ethan Gurwitz

Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule Report
People walk past Federal Hall on Wall Street, New York City, June 2012. (Getty/Robert Nickelsberg)

Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule

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.

Gregg Gelzinis

Corporate Long-Termism, Transparency, and the Public Interest Report
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Corporate Long-Termism, Transparency, and the Public Interest

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.

Andy Green, Andrew Schwartz

5 Questions for the Fed’s Vice Chairman for Supervision Report
Randal K. Quarles addresses Council of the Americas during its 35th Washington Conference in 2005. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)

5 Questions for the Fed’s Vice Chairman for Supervision

The Fed’s vice chairman for supervision will face questions on a range of financial regulatory issues when he testifies on the Hill this week.

Gregg Gelzinis

Resisting Financial Deregulation Report

Resisting Financial Deregulation

Improving economic growth requires strengthening and better implementing financial stability reforms—not eroding them.

Gregg Gelzinis, Andy Green, Marc Jarsulic

Deregulating AIG Was a Mistake Report
AIG, headquartered in New York City, is no longer subject to enhanced government oversight. (AP/Mark Lennihan)

Deregulating AIG Was a Mistake

Material financial stress at insurance giant AIG could still threaten U.S. financial stability.

Gregg Gelzinis

Hedge Funds and Systemic Risk Missing From the FSOC’s Agenda Report
A statue of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Albert Gallatin stands guard outside the Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Hedge Funds and Systemic Risk Missing From the FSOC’s Agenda

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has failed to update the public on the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s investigation into the potential systemic risks posed by the hedge fund industry.

Gregg Gelzinis

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