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
pwallison@aei.org
Assistant: steffanie.hawkins@aei.org (202.419.5212)
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
apollock@aei.org
Assistant: steffanie.hawkins@aei.org (202.419.5212)
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
vincent.reinhart@aei.org
Assistant: rohan.poojara@aei.org (202.862.5852)
A financial and monetary policy expert, Reinhart is a former director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Monetary Affairs.

For assistance in reaching any of the above scholars or for additional media inquiries, please contact Hampton Foushee at hampton.foushee@aei.org (202.862.5806).

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