Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

Remember the Titans

By Hunter Bosson Published November 9, 2014

The regulations and restrictions placed on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are being relaxed and even abolished at an alarming rate. Politicians claim cheaper credit for mortgages will help the American economy and people with little regard for the potential risks. For all its good intentions, deregulation is an increasingly troubling trend.

Take the Money and Run

By Hunter Bosson Published October 24, 2014

After years of relative unresponsiveness by financial regulatory institutions, progress is finally being made. Firms that claimed exemption from regulatory standards and inspections are finally coming within the regulatory framework in an increasingly global movement. The financial industry and the world economy is becoming a safer place because of it.