Could Better Rules Have Saved Silicon Valley Bank?
Was the closure of Silicon Valley Bank in March a failure of regulation? Greg Feldberg, director of research at the Yale Program on Financial Stability, recently investigated what could have happened if tighter regulations had applied to SVB. He found that better rules could have made a difference.
What Makes the UK a Model for Managing Risks to the Financial System
Yale’s Sigrídur Benediktsdottir and Greg Feldberg recently led an in-depth assessment of the UK’s systemic risk oversight as part of the IMF’s Financial Sector Assessment Program. They came away with new insights into one of the world’s leading models for managing financial system risk.
Should Governments Print Money to Make It through the Pandemic?
Central banks should consider bona fide debt monetization—money-printing—to help their governments cover some of the costs of the pandemic, argue Greg Feldberg of the Yale Program on Financial Stability and Aidan Lawson, a former YPFS research associate.
We Need Better Data for Better Crisis-Fighting
The market crash sparked by the COVID pandemic exposed the weaknesses in the financial data we collect, writes Greg Feldberg of the Yale Program on Financial Stability. Better financial data would enable more targeted efforts and better ex-post analysis.