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Wall Street’s Megabanks Have Trillions of Dollars Off-Balance Sheet, in a Replay of Accounting Hubris that Led  to the Banking Collapse in 2008, Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wall Street on Parade  | May 2, 2024

The continuing financial fragility of banks, Charles Goodhart, LSE Business Review | April 30, 2024

Nonsense and Bad Rules Persist in Banking, PDF Project Syndicate  | April 8, 2024   (Republished by International Politics and Society (IPS) and MarketWatch  Memo to Jamie Dimond and other bankers: What benefits large banks doesn’t necessarily benefit Americans  )

The Fight Over Bank Capital Keeps Missing the Point, Vetta Fi, Clive Cook of Bloomberg News | March 27, 2024

Jill on Money: The Bankers’ New Clothes, Jill Schlesinger Podcast, Part 1 and Part 2 | March 23-24, 2024

Anat Admati on The Bankers’ New Clothes, Andrew K. Jennings Podcast | March 18, 2024

One year after “all hell broke loose” at Silicon Valley Bank, Lily Jamali,  Marketplace | March 6, 2024

The Bankers’ New Clothes: An Interview with Stanford’s Anat Admati, The Dig with Francine McKenna | March 6, 2024

The Thorny Question of Why We Treat Banks Differently At All?, Odd Lots Podcast Transcript, Bloomberg| March 4,2024

The Chuck Jaffe MoneyLife Podcast, | January 24, 2024

More Regulations? Big Banks Say They’re Safe Enough Already, Peter Coy, New York Times Opinion | January 22, 2024

The Capitalisn’t of Banking, with  Anat Admati, Capitalisn’t | January 18, 2024

The Bankers’ New Clothes (Excerpt), ProMarket | January 18, 2024

Everything that’s Dangerous about U.S. Banks Today in One Highly Readable Book
Wall Street on Parade | January 17, 2024


Professors analyze implications of guilty verdict in FTX trial , The Stanford Daily | November 8, 2023

Capitol Gains: GSB Professors Share Their Expertise in DC and Beyond, Stanford Business The Experience | October 25, 2023

Pathfinder Program Offers Business Education to Undergraduates, Stanford Business Newsroom | October 9, 2023

Interview: academic and bank debunker Anat Admati, The Actuary | October 5, 2023

No Rules, No Trust: How Accountability Shapes Communication, Insights by Stanford Business | July 11, 2023

The Real Threat to Stability is Not From Bank Runs, Anat Admati, Martin Hellwig, Richard Portes, Financial Times | May 19, 2023

When Will They Ever Learn? The Banking Crisis of 2023, Anat Admati, Martin Hellwig, Richard Portes, VoxEU | May 18, 2023

JP Morgan: Has the World’s Biggest Bank Got Too Big for Its Boots?, The Week (UK) | May 12, 2023

Credit Suisse: Too big to manage, too big to resolve, or simply too big?, Anat Admati, Martin Hellwig, Richard Portes, VoxEU | May 8, 2023

There Was Really Just One Bank That Could Rescue First Republic, Bloomberg Business | May 4, 2023

What Are Finance Experts Keeping an Eye On?, Insights by Stanford Business | May 1, 2023

The Federal Reserve blames itself for the Silicon Valley Bank collapse, KCBS Radio | April 28, 2023

Can Apple Really Help Fix Banking?, Rana Foroohar, Financial Times Opinion | April 23, 2023

Safer Banks – Scientists Also Call for More Equity for Banks News, SRF News (German-language Swiss broadcasting company) | April 12, 2023

When Markets and Politics Collide, Innovation May Lose Out, GSB Insights | April 7, 2023

Das Problem mit den Banken: Die Abwicklungs­pläne sind eine der grössten Lügen, Woz  Swiss German-language weekly newspaper, published in Zürich. | April 6, 2023

Headline translation: The Problem With the Banks: “The Resolution Plans are One of the Biggest Lies”

Regulators Created Wasteful Rules for Banks, Bloomberg Television, Wall Street Week. | April 3, 2023

Post-2008 Reforms Didn’t Solve the Problem of ‘Too Big to Fail’ Banks, CNN Business | March 31, 2023

De weg uit de financiële crisis (The way out of the financial crisis), Sustainable Finance Lab #2, Pakhuis de Zwijger | March 30, 2023

Banks Must Work to Avoid Risks of a Financial Meltdown, Adam Creighton, The Australian | March 25, 2023  (no link available)

Executive Pay at Silicon Valley Bank Soared After Big Bet on Riskier Assets, Financial Times | March 24, 2023

Guaranteeing Bank Deposits: Talking with Professor Anat Admati of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, The San Francisco Experience podcast  | March 22, 2023

The Fed’s Unpleasant Choice, David Leonhardt/The Morning Newsletter, New York Times | March 22, 2023

There’s No Shortage of Ideas for How to Put Bank Crises Behind Us, Peter Coy, Economics writer, New York Times Opinion | March 22, 2023

Mortgages, Wine and Renovations: Silicon Valley Bank’s Deep Tech Ties, New York Times | March 17, 2023

SVB Had Close Financial Ties With Al Gore’s Venture Capital Firm, Daily Caller | March 17, 2023

Experts Discuss the State of U.S. Banking After the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, GSB Insights | March 15, 2023

How to Make This the Last Banking Bailout, New York Times Editorial Board | March 14, 2023

Is this a Banking Crisis? What to Know About the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, ABC.com | March 13, 2023

Here’s What to Know if You’re Worried About Whether Your Money Is Safe in the Bank, Time.com | March 13, 2023

Listen to the full interview here

Silicon Valley Bank’s Demise Impacts SF Housing Projects, KTVU.com | March 13, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank’s Three Fatal Flaws, National Public Radio (NPR) | March 13, 2023

Government Takes Steps to Shore Up Confidence After Collapse of Two Banks Sparks Fears, PBS NewsHour | March 13, 2023

People Nervous About National Bank Stability as Silicon Valley Banks Closes, KCBS Radio | March 13, 2023

What the Collapse of Silicon Valley Banks Says About the Stability of U.S. Banks, National Public Radio (NPR) | March 13, 2023

How to Understand the Problems at Silicon Valley Bank, Peter Coy, New York Times Opinion | March 10, 2023



Class Takeaways: Business and Government, Kelsey Doyle, Stanford GSB Insights | October 27, 2022

The failures of stakeholder capitalism, Rana Foroohar, Financial Times | May 1, 2022

Business and Government: Power and Engagement in the 21st Century World, Dave Gilson, Stanford GSB alumni magazine | April 25, 2022

Business Leaders Have to Play a Better Political Role, Martin Wolf, Financial Times | January 18, 2022

What We Don’t Want to Know, Shayla Love, Vice | January 12, 2022


Virtual Conference to Highlight Urgency of ‘Transofming’ Global Institutions, Times of Israel November 7, 2021

We Won’t Forget WeWork’s Meltdown, Shira Ovide, New York Times | October 19, 2021


A Stanford finance professor explains why there’s no such thing as ‘deregulation’ — no matter what politicians claim, Paul Constant, Business Insider |January 7, 2020

Fraud Fest: Gender & racial diversity among corporate leaders can help fight fraud, Julie DiMauro, Thompson Reuters | July 9, 2020

Coronavirus Exposes Illusion of UK Bank Capital Strength , PDF, Financial Times | April 5, 2020

Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business, Stanford GSB Insights | March 26, 2020


If You Don’t Understand Banks, Don’t Write About Them, Forbes | September 17, 2019

The Internet Is Broken. Can It Be Fixed?, Stanford GSB Insight | July 17, 2019

Why Further Financial Crises are Inevitable, Finacial Times | March 19, 2019

From Tesla to Wells Fargo: Scandal, Success, and Accountability in Corporate America [ Youtube VideoCPSAN Video (including transcripts) ], CSPAN and Stanford GSB | February 5, 2019


U.S. banking system is still fragile, leading economist argues at Treasury Department conference, MarketWatch | November 30, 2018

U.S. Banks Need To Be Safer For The Sake Of Main Street, Forbes | September 5, 2018

U.S. Banks Need To Be Safer For The Sake Of Main Street, Forbes | September 5, 2018

How Central Bankers Shape Financial Markets, Benjamin Braun, Financial Times | August 26, 2018

Bank of America’s Slow Dance Sets Right Tempo, Bloomberg | June 11, 2018

Rogoff: «China Is the Leading Candidate for Being at the Center of the Next Big Financial Crisis», Finanz und Wirtschaft | January 19, 2018


Don’t be Fooled into Thinking that the UK Banking Sector is Safe in the Face of Brexit, The Independent | November 28, 2017

Breaking Down Academic Silos: Stanford GSB Launches Corporations and Society Interdisciplinary Visitors Program, Stanford GSB | October 6, 2017

Banking Remains Far Too Undercapitalised for Comfort, Financial Times | September 21, 2017

The 2017 Stress Tests: Are US Banks Really in Good Shape?, Cato @ Liberty | August 17, 2017

Larry Summers: 5 Suggestions for Avoiding Another Banking Collapse, Washington Post | May 22, 2017

Ten years on: After Dodd-Frank American Banks Think They are Over-Regulated, The Economist | May 4, 2017

Debate Over Bank Capital Requirements Heats Up, Market Watch | March 17, 2017

The Bernie Sanders–Endorsed Wall Street Reform That Might Actually Happen, VICE | March 15, 2017

Reed Floor Statement on Mnuchin Nomination, U.S. Senator Jack Reed | February 10, 2017


Unconventional Monetary Policy, Peterson Institute for International Economics | December 7, 2016

Fed’s Neel Kashkari Rolls Out Blueprint for Ending ‘Too Big to Fail’ Banks, Wall Street Journal | November 16, 2016

Neel Kashkari Presents the Minneapolis Plan to End Too Big to Fail, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis | November 16, 2016

Deutsche Bank Offers a Tough Lesson in Risk, Martin Wolf, Financial Times | October 4, 2016

Dodd-Frank Reversal Bill has Something for Everyone, Even Progressive Reformers, Market Watch | September 13, 2016

The State of the Debate on Too Big to Fail, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis | July 2016

Dear Hillary Clinton, Here Are Slate’s Picks for Your All-Female Cabinet, Slate | July 5, 2016

Republicans Say More than ‘No’ on Bank Rules, USA Today | June 14, 2016

Bernie Sanders has Oversold Benefits of a Financial Transaction Tax, MarketWatch | June 6, 2016

Robert J Shiller’s Message to Financial Regulators: Don’t Fight the Last Financial Crisis, World Economic Forum | May 19, 2016

The Real Reason It’s Hard to Take Bernie Sanders Seriously on Wall Street Reform, Slate | April 6, 2016

Fed’s Kashkari Seeks Solutions for ‘Too Big to Fail’, Wall Street Journal | April 4, 2016

Why Is Obama Convinced His Wall Street Reforms Work?, The New Republic Online | March 8, 2016

Banking Reform has Been Made More Confusing than It Needs to Be, Independent | February 18, 2016

The Bank of England Must Think Again on Systemic Risk, John Vickers, Financial Times | February 15, 2016

Shares Dive as Fears Mount for Health of Global Banking, The Guardian | February 9, 2016


The Fed’s TLAC Proposal Would Impose the Costs of Resolving Failed Megabanks on Ordinary Investors and Taxpayers, CLS Blue Sky Blog | December 16, 2015

Trusting Banks’ Own Capital Models Can Be Dangerous, American Banker | November 11, 2015

Wall Street is Finally Getting its Comeuppance: Why New Global Regulations are a Vital Step in the Right Direction, Salon | November 10, 2015

Lunch with the FT: Ben Bernanke, Financial Times | October 23, 2015

America’s Economy Is the Worst…Except for All the Rest, The National Interest | October 6, 2015

The Latest Indication of Obama’s Lack of Commitment to Financial Reform, The American Prospect | July 21, 2015

Dodd-Frank: Landmark law, or unfinished business?, CBS News | July 20, 2015

Ten Takeaways from the ‘Rethinking Macro Policy. Progress or Confusion?’, Vox EU | May 25, 2015

What If Lehman Brothers Had Been Lehman Sisters?, American Banker | May 12, 2015

Women sheriffs of Wall Street, Martin Sandbu, Financial Times | May 11, 2015

The Power of Role Models, Financial Times | May 8, 2015

Don’t Fall for This Big Bank Scare Tactic, The Fiscal Times | May 8, 2015

How Women Will Fix the Economy, Time | May 6, 2015

Why the ‘Too Big to Fail’ Problem Just Won’t Die, American Banker | February 17, 2015

The Shrews that Tame Wall Street?, Huffington Post | January 24, 2015

S S Mundra: Role of Audit Committees in Financial Conglomerates, Bank for International SettlementsJanuary 13, 2015


The Real Reason for Washington’s Derivatives Gift to Banks, Los Angeles Times | December 24, 2014

Schwarzman, Piketty, Kerry, Gorman, Ross Pick Best Books of 2014, Bloomberg | December 11, 2014

The Federal Reserve is Cracking Down on Giant Banks’ Reckless Borrowing, Vox | December 10, 2014

Carney Underwhelms Admati With His Plan for Banks: Opening Line, Business Week | November 11, 2014

Our Dysfunctional Financial System, Rana Foroohar, Time | October 1, 2014

In Bank Rules Debate, Capital Matter—and Words Too, Peter Coy, Bloomberg Business Week | Sep 18, 2014

A Simple Plan to Stop the Next Financial Crisis, CNN Money | September 15, 2014

The Bankers’ New Clothes Are 20% Equity, 80% Debt, Forbes | August 9, 2014

Don’t Be Fooled: Banks Still Too Big to Fail, Bill Moyers | August 4, 2014

Big Banks Still a Risk, New York Times | August 2, 2014

The Shadow Government 2014 Summer Reading List, Foreign Policy Magazine | July 11, 2014

Financial Sector Reform: How Far Are We?, Federal Reserve | July 10, 2014

President Dines with Economists, Again, McClatchy DC Bureau | July 2, 2014

The Price of Wall Street’s Power, Harvard Business Review | June 2014

The Right Way to Control the Banks, New York Review of Books | June 5, 2014

Can $68 Billion Make Wall Street Any Safer? Nope, Time | April 11, 2014

Capital Raise, Reuters Blogs | April 9, 2014

The Depressing Truth Behind Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys: Even the World’s Top Investors don’t Understand Today’s Markets, Quartz | March 31, 2014

Bank Boards Shower CEOs with Millions, USA Today | February 18, 2014

Maintaining Ethics in the Move From Regulator to Regulated, The New York Times | February 5, 2014

Barclays Boss: ‘After this Generation of Bankers, There Will be Another Crash’, The Guardian | January 22, 2014

Davos Bankers Jenkins, Flint Clash With Singer in Safety Debate, Bloomberg | January 22, 2014

Davos Debate: Are the Markets Any Safer?, Time | January 21, 2014

Dimon Avoiding Davos Limelight as Fines Impede Bank Trust, Bloomberg | January 20, 2014


2013 Was a Bad Year for Wall St. Lobbyists, The New Republic | December 29, 2013

A Conservative Volcker Rule, American Enterprise Institute | December 16, 2013

What’s Missing in Bank Reform: Political Will, USA Today | October 2, 2013

Let’s Consider Kate, London Review of Books | July 18, 2013

Fear, Greed, and Bank Capital, Reuters | July 17, 2013

The Problem with Record Bank Profits, The New Yorker | July 16, 2013

Bringing Bank Regulation to the Masses, The New York Times | July 12, 2013

Regulators Finally Start Standing Up to Big Banks, Time | July 10, 2013

Too Big to Free Ride, The National Interest | May 9, 2013

The Dark Side of Bank Dividends, Reuters Blogs | May 8, 2013

Support Grows for Higher Bank Capital Ratios, Financial Times | May 7, 2013

In Brown-Vitter Bill, a Banking Overhaul with Possible Teeth, The New York Times | May 1, 2013

Out to Break the Banks, Financial Times | April 30, 2013

The Answer to Too Big to Fail?, The New York Times | April 10, 2013

Naked Self-Interest, Reuters Breaking Views | March 22, 2013

Why Bankers are Intellectually Naked, Martin Wolf, Financial Times, March 17, 2013.

Seeing Through Bankers’ Woolly Thinking, Reuters Blogs | March 22, 2013

A Theorem Fit to Terrify Bankers, Financial Times | March 8, 2013

Running on Empty, Wall Street Journal (see John Cochrane’s blog) | March 1, 2013

Bankers Should Stop Whining About Costs of Equity, Bloomberg | February 26, 2013

The Real Problem with the Big Banks, The New Yorker | February 18, 2013

The People Versus the Bankers, The Economist | February 13, 2013


Bank Safety is in the Eye of the Beholder, Reuters | November 29, 2012

Breaking Up Banks Will Win Investor Approval, Financial Times | July 17, 2012

Comments On: Bank Capital and Short-Term Greediness, Reuters | March 15, 2012

Fed Shrugged Off Warnings, Let Banks Pay Shareholders Billions, ProPublica | March 2, 2012


Why Banks Need (Way) More Capital, Reuters | December 14, 2011

Banks Needs to Look Past RoE on Profitability, Financial Times | November 7, 2011

Learning to Live With Debt, The New York Times | August 4, 2011

Banking’s Moment of Truth, The New York Times | June 20, 2011

Radicals are Right to Take On the Banks, Financial Times | June 7, 2011

How Much Is Enough?, The Economist | May 12, 2011

UK Banking Climate Makes the US Look Attractive, Financial Times | April 5, 2011

In Debate Over Bank Capital Regulation, a Trans-Atlantic Gulf, The New York Times | March 30, 2011

US Banks Lift Dividends After Fed Green Light, Financial Times | March 18, 2011

US Bank Tests Weigh Means with Sentiment, Financial Times | March 18, 2011


Basel: The Mouse that Didn’t Roar, Martin Wolf, Financial Times, September 14, 2010

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