9Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the Dangers of Politicizing the Fed

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Rubenstein Fellow Sarah Bloom Raskin, a former governor of the Federal Reserve and deputy treasury secretary, comments on the dangers of appointing political allies to the Federal Reserve Board.

Trump Taps Former Pizza Exec Cain for Fed Seat
CFO | April 5, 2019
By Matthew Heller

Why Politicizing the Federal Reserve Could Have Dangerous Consequences
CNN | April 5, 2019
By Matt […]

9Apr, 2019

Moore Wants Feds To Slash Interest Rates Right Away

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The Rock Gazette | April 4, 2019
By Richard Fernandez

Stephen Moore is asking the Federal Reserve to slash the interest rates immediately, a move that would reinforce the fears of Wall Street of an impending recession. The economist of President Donald Trump Moore on Tuesday said that he would be nominating to the Federal Reserve that […]

27Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the U.S. Economy

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Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy and the latest moves from the Federal Reserve.

Former Fed governor breaks down possibility of a rate cut this year
CNBC: The Closing Bell
March 26, 2019, 3:54 PM EST

12Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin Comments on the European Central Bank’s Lower Growth Forecast

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Rubenstein Fellow and former Fed Governor, Sarah Bloom Raskin, speaks with CNBC and ETF Trends about the European Central Bank’s move to lower growth forecasts for 2019, and what it means for the global economy.

Draghi’s move was significant, took markets by surprise: Former Fed governor Raskin
CNBC: The Closing Bell
March 7, 2019, 4:02 PM EST

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11Mar, 2019

As Feds Ignore Student Debt Crisis, States Like MD Step In

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The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2019
By Sarah Bloom Raskin and Seth Frotman, Opinion

More than 44 million Americans owe more than $1.5 trillion dollars in student debt. A student loan borrower defaults every 28 seconds — more than 1 million each year, nationwide. Last year, three times as many Americans defaulted on a student loan as […]

20Feb, 2019

Cyber Security Firms Show How to Bring the Rule of Law Online

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The Financial Times | February 20, 2019
By Sarah Bloom Raskin, Opinion

The internet is broken and needs fixing. The search for solutions so far has focused on breaking up Big Tech, massive government intervention or relying on the big companies, like Facebook and Google, to regulate themselves and rescue consumers.

There is another way forward that combines consumer protection […]

30Jan, 2019

Former Fed Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin on the FOMC Policy Statement

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Rubenstein Fellow and former Fed Governor, Sarah Bloom Raskin, joined CNBC and Bloomberg to discuss the Federal Open Market Committee’s statement on January 30.

Eye on the Fed: Patience is the key word to watch for
CNBC: Squak Alley
January 30th, 2019, 11:45 AM EST

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former deputy Treasury secretary and former Federal Reserve governor, joins CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” to […]

11Oct, 2018

Raskin on Pensions

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Rubenstein Fellow, Sarah Bloom Raskin remarks on the relationship between public pension funds and private equity firms in The New York Times, Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost, on October 8, 2018.
“Workers don’t want their pension money invested in ways that hurt other workers,” said Sarah Bloom Raskin, a fellow at […]

22Aug, 2018

Regulations Come Under Review as Memories Fade

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Pensions & Investments | August 20, 2018
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Sarah Bloom Raskin believes one of the worst aspects of the crisis was the lack of a coordinated response from Washington. 

Ten years ago, as risk-taking in the financial sector was growing, Washington regulators either weren’t looking, didn’t know what they were looking at, or weren’t sure […]

23May, 2018

Congress Approves First Big Dodd-Frank Rollback

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The New York Times | May 22, 2018
By Alan Rappeport and Emily Fliter
A decade after the global financial crisis tipped the United States into a recession, Congress agreed on Tuesday to free thousands of small and medium-sized banks from strict rules that had been enacted as part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law to prevent another […]