Financial Regulation: A Primer on the Dodd-Frank Act (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

Dodd-Frank ActIn July 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 brought the most sweeping financial regulatory reform since the Great Depression. The May 2011 issue outlines key provisions of the Act intended to prevent or lessen future financial crises and enhance consumer protection.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Civics/Government, Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Great Recession
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