Tagged: Cornelius Hurley

Campaign 2012: Is it too early to start paying attention to polls?

With a new political poll coming out every day, we decided to ask some of our “Campaign 2012″ experts if people should pay attention to polls at this stage of the election cycle. Cornelius Hurley, director of the Center for Finance, Law & Policy at Boston University’s School of Law, gives his view in the […]

Campaign 2012: Key issue facing President Obama in 2012

In this installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, our experts weigh in on the issue they feel is the one that could beat President Obama in 2012. The experts are: Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is also the former executive editor […]

IMF names new chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today named Christine Lagarde as its new chief.  Boston University School of Law Professor Cornelius Hurley, director of the BU Center for Finance, Law & Policy and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors, offers the following comment: “With Lagarde taking over the helm of the IMF, the global […]

Campaign 2012: Possible GOP VP candidates

In this installment of our occasional series “Campaign 2012,” we asked our experts to speculate on who might be potential GOP vice presidential candidates. The experts are Tom Fiedler, Tom Whalen, Tobe Berkovitz, and Cornelius Hurley.   Earlier posts in the series: GOP candidates Jon Huntsman declares candidacy for president Additional thoughts on GOP presidential […]

Campaign 2012: Additional thoughts on GOP presidential hopefuls

In the third installment of our series “Campaign 2012,” our experts weigh in on some of the remaining GOP hopefuls for the presidency: Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty, Ron Paul, Rudi Guiliani, and Sarah Palin. The experts are Tom Whalen, Cornelius Hurley, and Tobe Berkovitz.   Read earlier posts in the series: GOP candidates, Jon […]

Campaign 2012: Jon Huntsman declares candidacy for president

Jon Huntsman, former US ambassador to China and former governor of Utah, will officially announce his candidacy for president today. In today’s installment of our series “Campaign 2012,” our experts offer their analysis on what he brings to the GOP field. The experts are: Tom Whalen, an associate professor of Social Sciences; an expert on […]

Campaign 2012: GOP candidates

Today, Professor Voices kicks off a new occasional series called “Campaign 2012″ which will run until election day November 2012. We’ve pulled together several Boston University experts who will give their views on key issues of the campaign. We’ve asked our first group of experts to weigh in on the current field of GOP hopefuls […]

Bernanke to offer outlook on U.S. economy

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to comment later today on the U.S. economic outlook. Boston University School of Law professor Cornelius Hurley is the director of BU’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy (formerly the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law) and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors. He is […]

IMF succession fight

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as the head of the International Monetary Fund as he faces sexual assault charges. Boston University School of Law professor Cornelius Hurley is the director of BU’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy (formerly the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law) and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors. […]

Bernanke, other regulators to brief Congress on financial revamp

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other regulators will testify today before the Senate Banking Committee. In testimony prepared for the hearing, Bernanke says the Fed will propose new rules later this summer that will protect the economy from another meltdown of the financial system. Boston University law professor Cornelius Hurley is the director of […]