Research & Publications

General-Interest White Papers

U.S. Trade and Investment Policy, Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force Report, joint with Andrew H. Card and Thomas A. Daschle, co-chairs, and Edward Alden, fellow co-director, 2011.

White papers co-authored by members of the Squam Lake Group on Financial Regulation, a non-partisan group of 15 academics (those through 2010 disseminated by Council on Foreign Relations).

  • A New Information Infrastructure for Financial Markets (February 2009)
  • Reforming Capital Requirements for Financial Institutions (April 2009)
  • An Expedited Resolution Mechanism for Distressed Financial Firms (April 2009)
  • A Systemic Regulator for Financial Markets (May 2009)
  • Credit Default Swaps, Clearinghouses, and Exchanges (July 2009)
  • Regulation of Retirement Savings (July 2009)
  • Improving Resolution Options for Systemically Relevant Financial Institutions (October 2009)
  • Regulation of Executive Compensation in Financial Services (February 2010)
  • Prime Brokers and Derivatives Dealers (April 2010)
  • Reforming Money-Market Funds (January 2011)
  • Aligning Incentives at Systemically Important Financial Institutions (March 2013)