Tagged: bailout plan

Bailout pushing banking mergers

Professor Cornelius Hurley, director of the Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law and its related Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law at the Boston University School of Law, offers commentary on how the bailout is now pushing banking mergers.   “Treasury is now concerned that its huge equity infusion will be used by […]

Signed letter by academic economists in support of bailout plan

In response to last week’s signed letter by economists, sent to congressional leaders opposing the government bailout plan, a group of academic economists lead by Boston University’s Laurence Kotlikoff, have signed a letter in support of the plan before Congress dealing with the financial crisis. Below is that letter, addressed to the Speaker of the […]