The Erosion of Institutional Accountability | Dr. Luigi Zingales on Bank Failures, Whistleblowing, and The Fed

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:29) Is It Time To Investigate The Fed?

(01:45) There Needs To Be A Sacrificial Lamb

(07:21) Accountability In The Private Sector

(11:20) Activist Investors Can Help If Company's Issues Are Financial In Nature

(15:49) Potential Solutions: Whistleblowers And Abolition Of NDAs

(17:39) VanEck Ad

(18:36) Moving Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley

(26:26) ESG Space Has Attracted A Lot Of "Charlatans" Precisely Because The Issue Is So Important

(33:37) The Future of Financial Technology (FinTech)

(36:42) A Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Would Be "Much More Efficient"

(43:22) With CBDC, All Short-Term Demand Deposits Would Be With Fed, and Commercial Banks Would Fund Themselves With Term Deposits (i.e. CDs)

(46:47) On Economics As A Field

(48:52) Has U.S. Entered A New Era Of Secularly Higher Growth?

(50:07) Are Interest Rates Too Restrictive?


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