The Political Economy of Financial Regulation


On February 7-8, 2013, the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law will host a symposium titled The Political Economy of Financial Regulation in Washington, in tandem with the Center for Law, Economics and Finance at George Washington University Law School, the Center for Banking and Finance at the University of North Carolina School of Law, and the Institute for Law and Economic Policy.  The conference will bring together legal scholars, regulators, judges, practitioners, economists, political theorists and other social scientists to discuss the role of the political process in financial services regulation and the role of money in both.  Keynote speakers will include Nobel prize winner Dr. Joseph E. Stiglitz of Columbia University, Dr. Simon Johnson of MIT, and Professor Michael S. Barr of the University of Michigan.  Attendance is free.