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June 23, 2015

Bank for International Settlements, June 22, 2015: “Disclosure requirements for the Net Stable Funding Ratio (“NSFR”) have been developed to improve the transparency of regulatory funding requirements, reinforce the Principles for sound liquidity risk management and supervision, strengthen market discipline, and reduce uncertainty in the markets as the NSFR standard is implemented. Similar to the LCR disclosure framework, and to promote the […]
Melecky, Martin and Podpiera, Anca Maria, Placing Bank Supervision in the Central Bank: Implications for Financial Stability Based on Evidence from the Global Crisis (June 22, 2015). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7320. Available for download at SSRN: “Although keeping bank supervision independent from macroprudential supervision may ensure more checks and balances, placing […]
Rapping, Jonathan, Grooming Tomorrow’s Change Agents: The Role of Law Schools in Helping to Create a Just Society (June 22, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: “Numerous authorities have lamented the fact that America’s criminal justice system is broken. To address this crisis, experts have proposed a range of policy proscriptions. But these proposals overlook […]
Official Google Blog: “…we’ve created the News Lab, a new effort at Google to empower innovation at the intersection of technology and media. Our mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to help build the future of media. And we’re tackling this in three ways: though ensuring our tools are made available to journalists around […]
“The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this Flash Audit Alert to bring to your immediate attention serious concerns we have regarding the Office of the Chief Information Officer’ s (OCIO) infrastructure improvement project (Project). This Project includes a full overhaul ofthe agency’s technical infrastructure by implementing additional information technology […]
18:11 “Wages may be on the rise, but a record-high percentage of Americans still aren’t socking away those gains for life’s unexpected crises. When asked about their emergency savings, 29 percent of Americans reported they had none, according to a survey that accompanied Bankrate’s Financial Security Index for June. That’s the highest level in five years […]
“This release provides quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states. This report produces three tables: Tables 1 and 2 include income and sales data and Table 3 provides tax collections by state.”
The Guardian: “Major internet providers, including AT&T, Time Warner and Verizon, are slowing data from popular websites to thousands of US businesses and residential customers in dozens of cities across the country, according to a study released on [June 22, 2015]. The study, conducted by internet activists BattlefortheNet, looked at the results from 300,000 internet users and found […]
Kaiser Foundation: “This Visualizing Health Policy infographic provides a snapshot of men’s health care and insurance coverage issues, including health status, access to care and use of services. It compares the uninsured rates of men and women, their cost barriers to care, their connection to clinicians, and their use of prescription drugs, screening, and counseling services. Fewer […]
Adapting To Climate Change in Coastal Parks: Estimating the Exposure of Park Assets to 1 m of Sea-Level Rise Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/NRSS/GRD/NRR—2015/916: “In advance of the two-year anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a report revealing that national park infrastructure and historic and cultural resources totalling more than […]