ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Post-Crisis Regulation: A Contrarian Perspective

There have been a number of commissions and committees on the financial crisis over the past year, which have largely covered the same ground in their analysis and recommendations for reform of the financial sector. The Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform, constituted by the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, however, strikes out on a different path. It raises a number of issues in a way that many other reports have not. And it also differs sharply in some of the recommendations it makes. This article highlights four themes that figure in the report: macro-prudential regulation, rightsizing the financial sector, regulatory capture and home country versus host country regulation.

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