Former central banker Paul Tucker is the chair of the Systemic Risk Council, a Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, and author of Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State. 


Bank regulators need strong principles and firm rules

Financial Times
The agencies that regulate financial markets are master craftsmen of detailed rulebooks. For decades, they have seen this as their main job, and for good reason.Companies prefer clear rules. Legislators want to avoid handing discretionary powersto unelected regulatory agencies. And the public rightly wants to know the standards to which companies are being held. READ THE FULL POST