Dodd-Frank Hearing Today May 12: AEI Scholars Available to Comment

In the lead-up to today's Dodd-Frank implementation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee featuring Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, the following AEI banking and financial services experts are available to comment:

Peter Wallison, AEI Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies
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As codirector of AEI's program on financial policy studies, Wallison researches banking, insurance, and securities regulation. In his most recent Financial Services Outlook, Wallison discusses the failure of the Dodd-Frank Act to control mortgage quality.

Alex Pollock, AEI Resident Fellow
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The former president and chief executive officer of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, Pollock is the author of numerous articles on financial systems and regulation. In a recent piece, "Can the Dodd-Frank Act Defeat Financial Crises?" Pollock argues that Dodd-Frank has done little to prevent future financial catastrophes.

Vincent Reinhart, AEI Resident Scholar
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A financial and monetary policy expert, Reinhart is a former director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Monetary Affairs.

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