For our Townhall readers, an expansion on a theme from last week: the nature of interventionism.
Click on over, then come back here for more reading. Or, perhaps, discussion. And caution: concentration and “too big to fail” are not the only problems that are emerging in the wake of Dodd-Frank. As suggested in the Whac-A-Mole game, problems keep on coming.
- “Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act” (Wikipedia)
- “The State and Fate of Community Banking,” by Marshall Lux and Robert Greene (Harvard Kennedy School)
- “New study finds that Dodd-Frank has promoted industry consolidation and killed community banks,” by Todd Zywicki (Washington Post)
- Critique of Interventionism, by Ludwig von Mises
- Whac-A-Mole (Wikipedia)
- “Dodd-Frank Law: Regulations Won’t Fix What’s Wrong,” by Frank Calabria (The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 6, 2011)
- “The Big Flaws in Dodd-Frank,” by Gene Epstein (Barron’s)
- “Dodd-Frank: What It Does and Why It’s Flawed,” (Mercatus report, PDF, edited by Hester Peirce and James Broughel)
- “Four Years of Dodd-Frank Damage,” by Peter J. Wallisson (Wall Street Journal)