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  • Vice President Joe Biden Delivers Remarks on Financial Regulations
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    Vice President Joe Biden on Financial Regulations

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke about government regulation of the financial sector. He stressed the importance of keeping the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulation law intact in a Trump…

  • Discussion on the Federal Reserve
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    Decision Making at the Federal Reserve

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and former Chairs Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, and Paul Volcker talked about their approach to decision making during their time at the central bank. Mr.…

  • World Bank President on Fighting Global Corruption
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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to control…

  • Federal Reserve Commemorates Centennial
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    Federal Reserve 100th Anniversary

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke and two of his predecessors, Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan, made remarks at an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the central bank…

  • Paul Volcker on Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
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    Paul Volcker on Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Former Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Paul Volcker expressed concern about the United States' long-term debt situation and warned that the Federal Reserve would have difficulty ending its…

  • emVolcker The Triumph of Persistenceem
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    Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

    New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker talked about Mr. Volcker’s life and years of government service. Mr. Silber is the author of Volcker:…

  • Fiscal Cliff Federal Reserve Panel
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    Fiscal Cliff, Federal Reserve Panel

    Former Federal Reserve Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget…

  • United States and United Kingdom Banking Standards
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    United States and United Kingdom Banking Standards

    Former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker testified before a joint British parliamentary committee on the differences between the United States and United Kingdom banking standards. He also covered the complexity…

  • Federal Support for Financial Institutions
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    Federal Support for Financial Institutions

    Witnesses testified about use of the “Volker rule” to stop federally insured banks from making speculative investments for their own profit. Mr. Volker testified that regulators must…

  • Paul Volcker Remarks
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    Paul Volcker Remarks

    Paul Volcker gave the keynote address at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. Following his remarks he was interviewed by Steve Clemmons and spoke about the…

  • emA History of the Federal Reserveem
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    A History of the Federal Reserve

    Allan Meltzer talked about his book, A History of the Federal Reserve: Volume 2, 1951-1986 (University of Chicago Press, 2010), with Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve…

  • Central Banks and the Global Economy
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    Central Banks and the Global Economy

    Current and former central bank officials talked about monetary policy and the state of the global economy. Among the topics they addressed were if the financial crisis of 2008 has ended,…

  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Closing
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

  • Elements of Financial Reform
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    Elements of Financial Reform

    Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve chair, spoke about financial regulation reform. In his remarks he said that financial firms must face the real threat of closure for any new regulations…

  • Bank Supervision and Monetary Policy
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    Bank Supervision and Monetary Policy

    Witnesses testified about bank supervision and monetary policy. Among the topics they addressed were the Federal Reserve’s involvement in bank regulation, the size of banks to be monitored…

  • HighRisk Activities by Banks
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    High-Risk Activities by Banks

    Witnesses testified on President Obama’s proposal to impose restrictions on the size and scope of financial firms to rein in excessive risk taking and to protect taxpayers. The proposals had been…

  • Systemic Risk and Resolution Issues
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    Systemic Risk and Resolution Issues

    Witnesses testified on a proposed financial regulatory overhaul, focusing on systemic risk and resolution issues. They particularly discussed recent bank and financial institution bailouts and the notion…

  • Economic Advisory Board Members Remarks
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    Economic Advisory Board Members' Remarks

    Members of the President’s Economic Advisory Board spoke to reporters after meeting with President Obama.

  • US Economic Policy
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    U.S. Economic Policy

    President Obama and Paul Volker spoke to the press and answered questions in the Oval Office about the state of the economy, stimulus programs, and the U.S. banking industry.

  • Modernizing the US Financial Regulatory System
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    Modernizing the U.S. Financial Regulatory System

    Witnesses testified about modernization and reform of financial market regulations. Among the topics they addressed were the recent financial crisis, state of the U.S. economy as a result…

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