. . . it can be read and appreciated by the non-economist who wants to understand how global efforts to keep up with speculative bank maneuvers failed as dismally as domestic regulation did, and what should be done now. . . This is the kind of specialized book that. . . deserves a much wider readership. --American Prospect
[Banking on Basel] is thorough, erudite, and well written. It will become a classic on this important topic of international bank regulation. --Robert Litan, Kauffman Foundation
About the Author
Daniel K. Tarullo is a professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center. He has taught at Harvard Law School (2005) and Princeton University (2004). He held several senior positions in the Clinton administration, ultimately as assistant to the president for international economic policy, responsible for coordinating the international economic policy of the administration. From 1993 until early 1996, he was assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs. In March 1995, President Clinton appointed Tarullo as his personal representative to the G-7/G-8 group of industrialized nations, with responsibility for coordinating US positions for the annual leaders summits. He continued this assignment after he moved to the White House, participating in four summits. He serves on the editorial advisory board of the International Economy and the Advisory Committee of Transparency International.