Economics

"Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act"

Peter Wallison

About the Program

Peter Wallison takes a critical look at the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and argues that it is based on a false narrative of what led to the 2008 economic collapse.  During this event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, Mr. Wallison is joined by Wayne Abernathy (Americans Bankers Association), John Allison (Cato Institute), and Hester Peirce (George Mason University). 

About the Authors

Peter Wallison

Peter Wallison is co-director of the American Enterprise Institute's program on financial policy studies. He previously served as general counsel of the Treasury Department and as White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan.  Mr. Wallison's books include "Ronald Reagan" and "Privatizing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Banks."   


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"Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act"

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  • Sunday, April 7th at 2:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 23rd at 10am (ET)
  • Sunday, March 17th at 2pm (ET)
  • Saturday, March 2nd at 8:15pm (ET)
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