Breaking Down Bank Runs with Itay Goldstein

From Bailey Building and Loan in It's a Wonderful Life to Silicon Valley Bank in real life – bank runs are a familiar story throughout history. In the latest edition of Wharton Magazine, Wharton professor and WIFPR Director Itay Goldstein gives a Whiteboard lesson all about bank runs. Learn whatRead More

Principles for Regulation in Crypto

By Peter Conti-Brown The collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX empire – and his subsequent arrest in the Bahamas in response to a request from the US Department of Justice – has dominated regulatory discussions about crypto, finance, and much else. But as tumultuous and distracting as the FTX drama hasRead More

Welcome to the WIFPR Blog

Welcome to the blog of the Wharton Initiative on Financial Policy and Regulation (WIFPR). This post will introduce you to WIFPR, its mission, its staff, and will explain the blog’s purpose and range. WIFPR was founded by Peter Conti-Brown and Itay Goldstein in 2021 to serve as the leading forumRead More