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Mark Copelovitch

Associate Professor at the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

Twitter: @mcopelov

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copelovitch@wisc.edu

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Blog Post

Christopher Gandrud
Mark Hallerberg

Opaque Europe: financial supervisory transparency, why it’s important, and how to improve it

“Financial supervisory transparency” has been on the agenda of international financial institutions for some time. It concerns the public availability of data supervisors have on the financial industry. Using a new measure of data reporting to international financial institutions like the IMF and World Bank, we show that financial supervisory transparency is particularly lacking in Europe. We make recommendations for EU institutions to improve it.

By: Mark Copelovitch, Christopher Gandrud and Mark Hallerberg Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation Date: December 11, 2015
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Policy Contribution

Financial regulatory transparency: new data and implications for EU policy

Financial regulatory transparency: new data and implications for EU policy

This paper introduces a new international financial regulatory data transparency index - the Financial Regulatory Transparency (FRT) Index - in order to address the exisiting gap in measuring regulatory transparency.

By: Mark Copelovitch, Christopher Gandrud and Mark Hallerberg Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation Date: December 10, 2015