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Sharon K. Blei

Economist
Formerly with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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  • If Fed Becomes Super Regulator, Politicians Would Be Its Kryptonite

    January 2009 | Regional Economist

    If given broader regulatory authority, the Fed will probably face new challenges in executing its traditional responsibilities and in preserving its independence against political pressure.

  • The Federal Reserve Seeks To Protect Consumers

    April 2008 | Regional Economist

    The Federal Reserve plays a key role in protecting consumers when they seek financial services. That role revolves around four pillars: rulemaking, enforcement, community affairs and consumer education.