President Trump recently announced his intention to appoint two well-known conservative figures—Stephen Moore and Herman Cain—to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. We asked Prof. Andrew Metrick about the qualities of an effective Fed governor.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will stop requiring payday lenders to confirm borrowers' ability to repay. We asked Yale SOM's Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham what this change might mean to financially strapped Americans.
After decades of decline, Sears filed for bankruptcy in October. Yale Insights asked bankruptcy expert Stanley Garstka what would remain of the once-dominant retailer and its heritage at the end of the process.