Before assuming the presidency of the Cato Institute on October 1, Allison served as chairman of BB&T from 1989 to 2009, during which it grew from $4.5 billion in assets to $152 billion, becoming America’s 10th-largest financial services institution. After his retirement, he served as a distinguished professor at the Wake Forest University Schools of Business. Allison received a Lifetime Achievement Award from American Banker and was named one of the decade’s 100 most successful CEOs by Harvard Business Review.
Featuring Mike German, Senior Policy Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Eileen Larence, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues, Government Accountability Office; Michael Price, Counsel, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice; and Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies, Cato Institute.
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The 2008-2009 financial crisis and Great Recession have vastly increased the power and scope of the Federal Reserve, and radically changed the financial landscape. This new ebook examines those changes and considers how the links between money, markets, and government may evolve in the future.