More on Finance and Banking


Overhaul CRA? Why Not Eliminate It?

By Diego Zuluaga. American Banker. December 3, 2018.

America’s Most Political Bank

By Diego Zuluaga. CapX. August 21, 2018.

Mexico’s AMLO: Rhetoric vs. Reality

By Steve H. Hanke. July 19, 2018.

Cato Studies

For Richer, for Poorer: Bankers’ Liability and Risk-Taking in New England, 1867–1880

By Peter Koudijs, Laura Salisbury, and Gurpal Sran. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 148. January 30, 2019.

The Spread of Deposit Insurance and the Global Rise in Bank Asset Risk since the 1970s

By Charles Calomiris and Sophia Chen. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 144. January 2, 2019.

Common Ownership, Some Thoughts: An Informal Memo in Reply to Einer Elhauge

By Derek Bonett. Working Paper No. 55. December 13, 2018.


Financing Urban Revitalization: A Pro-Growth Template

Steve H. Hanke. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. Vol. 30. No. 3. 2018.

Bank Regulation: An Existential Threat

Steve H. Hanke. International Monetary Review. Vol. 4. No. 4. October 2017.

Biggest Danger Is Bank Bashing

Steve H. Hanke. OMFIF Bulletin. January 2016.

Public Filings

Re: Potential Federal Reserve Actions to Support Interbank Settlement of Faster Payments: Docket No. OP–1625

By George Selgin. Public Comments. December 14, 2018.

Public Comment Regarding Reforming the Community Reinvestment Act Regulatory Framework

By Diego Zuluaga. Public Comments. November 19, 2018.

PHH v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Marc J. Gottridge, Allison M. Wuertz, Thaya Brook Knight, & Ilya Shapiro. Legal Briefs. March 10, 2017.


Promoting Fintech Innovation and Consumer Choice: The Role of Regulatory Sandboxes

Featuring Diego Zuluaga, Todd Zywicki, Conan French, Paul Watkins, & Eric Mogilnicki. January 17, 2019. Policy Forum.

36th Annual Monetary Conference: Monetary Policy 10 Years after the Crisis

Featuring Peter Goettler, George Selgin, James A. Dorn, Lydia Mashburn, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Phil Gramm, Claudio Borio, Josh Zumbrun, Stephen D. Williamson, Peter Ireland, Tobias Adrian, Vincent R. Reinhart, Ylan Mui, Michael D. Bordo, Joseph E. Gagnon, David Beckworth, John A. Allison, Jeffrey M. Lacker, Scott Sumner, & Jeffrey Frankel. November 15, 2018. Conference.

Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Featuring James Freeman, Vern McKinley, Christy Ford Chapin, & George Selgin. September 24, 2018. Book Forum.