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Why U.S. Financial Markets Need a Public Credit Rating Agency
The Economists' Voice (2009)
  • M. Ahmed Diomande
  • James S. Heintz, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Robert N. Pollin, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Abstract

The financial crisis reveals a need for a public credit rating agency that is not in the pay of issuers, according to M. Ahmed Diomande, James Heintz, and Robert Pollin.

Keywords
  • credit rating agencies,
  • financial regulation,
  • financial market incentives
Publication Date
December 23, 2009
Citation Information
M. Ahmed Diomande, James S. Heintz and Robert N. Pollin. "Why U.S. Financial Markets Need a Public Credit Rating Agency" The Economists' Voice Vol. 6 Iss. 6 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_pollin/1/