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    Is Global Financial Reform Possible?

    Jun 4, 2012 Paul Volcker

    To commemorate its founding 25 years ago, PS will be republishing over the coming months a selection of commentaries written since 1994. 

    In the following commentary, Paul Volcker called for an international consensus on changes to the financial sector and the world’s monetary system.

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Is Global Financial Reform Possible?

Jun 4, 2012 Paul Volcker

To commemorate its founding 25 years ago, PS will be republishing over the coming months a selection of commentaries written since 1994. 

In the following commentary, Paul Volcker called for an international consensus on changes to the financial sector and the world’s monetary system.

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