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Cato Institute Book Forum

In the wake of the 2008–2009 financial crisis a pervasive view began to emerge of banking as an inherently unstable occupation that must be tightly regulated and monitored by government agencies. Charles Calomiris and co-author...

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Haber on WSJ Live

Opinion: Shaking Down Bank of America Haber on the Department of Justice’s $16.65 billion settlement with the bank for alleged mortgage fraud. Photo credit: Getty Images. WSJ Live...

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The Political Origins of Banking Crises

Economist Charles Calomiris examines the puzzling pervasiveness of dysfunctional banking, and argues that bank crises are often the predictable result of political bargains, and that these bargains are structured by a...

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Book Discussion on C-Span

C-Span March 7, 2014 Charles Calomiris talked Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which he analyzes the banking systems in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, and...

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