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The FinReg Pod

Apr 11, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has upended American capitalism and forced the Federal Reserve to take drastic steps to keep money flowing throughout the financial system. The Fed has dusted off its 2007-09 financial crisis playbook and expanded it with unprecedented lending facilities that target corporate America directly. What is the purpose of these programs, how do they work, and what tools remain in the Fed’s toolbox to help aid the economy during these unprecedented times? A conversation featuring former Deputy Treasury Secretary and Federal Reserve Board Governor, Sarah Bloom Raskin; Global Financial Markets Center faculty director, Lawrence Baxter, and Global Financial Markets Center executive director, Lee Reiners.

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