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Ex-Im Bank Hurts Mass. Firms

By Daniel J. Ikenson. Boston Herald. April 26, 2015.

Maine Voices: Maine’s Businesses Should Object to U.S. Export-Import Bank Subsidies

By Daniel J. Ikenson. Portland Press Herald. April 25, 2015.

A Call for Model Modesty in Banking and Insurance

By Mark A. Calabria. Cayman Financial Review. April 21, 2015.

Cato Studies

The Limits of Model-Based Regulation

By Markus Behn, Rainer Haselmann, and Vikrant Vig. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 25. April 29, 2015.

Competition and Bank Opacity

By Liangliang Jiang, Ross Levine, and Chen Lin. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 24. April 15, 2015.

Beyond Regulation: A Cooperative Approach to High-Frequency Trading and Financial Market Monitoring

By Holly A. Bell. Policy Analysis No. 771. April 8, 2015.


The Productivity Gap: Monetary Policy, the Subprime Boom, and the Post-2001 Productivity Surge

George Selgin, David Beckworth, and Berrak Bahadir. Journal of Policy Modeling. Vol. 37. No. 2. March 2015.

On the Political Possibility of Separating Banking and the State

Mark A. Calabria. The Journal of Private Enterprise. Vol. 29. No. 3. Fall 2014.

Monetary Austerity Explains Everything

Steve H. Hanke. OMFIF Bulletin. November 2014.

Public Filings

Credit Crunch: Is the CFPB Restricting Consumer Access to Credit?

By Mark A. Calabria. Testimony. July 24, 2012.

The Future of Capital Formation

By Richard W. Rahn. Testimony. May 10, 2011.

Resolving Non-Bank Financial Institutions

By Jeffrey Miron. Testimony. September 24, 2009.

Cato Reviews & Journals

Reforming the Monetary System

Policy Report. March/April 2015.

Putting the Securities Laws to the Test

Elisabeth de Fontenay. Regulation. Fall 2014.

The Financial Crisis: Why the Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong

Richard Kovacevich. Cato's Letter. Fall 2014.


Capital Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Mark A. Calabria, Kevin Dowd, George Selgin, & Thaya Knight. June 2, 2015. Conference.

Cato Institute Panel at South by Southwest Interactive: Operation Choke Point and Alternative Currencies

Featuring Mark A. Calabria. March 16, 2015. Special Event.

Renewing the Search for a Monetary Constitution: Reforming Government’s Role in the Monetary System

Featuring George Selgin. February 25, 2015. Book Forum.


Money Misinterpreted and Misunderstood

By Steve H. Hanke. May 30, 2014.

Role of Fannie & Freddie in Driving Financial System Leverage

By Mark A. Calabria. September 24, 2013.

Financial Regulation: Market or Government?

By Mark A. Calabria. February 13, 2013.