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Thomas Hoenig on Bank Capitalization and Fed Policy after COVID-19

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Release Date: 05/25/2020

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Thomas Hoenig is a former vice chair of the FDIC, former president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, and is currently a distinguished senior fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Tom’s research has focused on the long-term impact of the politicization of financial services, as well as the effects of government grant privileges on market performance. Tom joins David on Macro Musings to talk about COVID-19, the Fed's response to its economic impact, and the current state of banking in the United States.

 

Transcript for the episode can be found here: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/tags/macro-musings

 

Thomas’s Twitter: @tom_hoenig

Thomas’s Mercatus profile: https://www.mercatus.org/scholars/thomas-hoenig

 

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Bonus segment with Thomas: https://youtu.be/CrA1WRtu0jc

 

David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth