Yellen would take over a Fed that’s light on public dissent

Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

Washington has had plenty of time to chew over Janet Yellen’s nomination to lead the Federal Reserve but a key question remains: would she change the way the central bank oversees Wall Street?…

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“I don’t think they would be harmed by having opposing points of view aired fully. It kind of makes sense because [they] are focused intensely now on the regulatory apparatus, so I think it would be good for them to have to show their cards on particular regulations.”

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