• David Scharfstein
  • Jeremy Stein


Basel Needs a Firm Hand and Fewer Delays. Jeremy Stein, David Scharfstein, September 13, 2010, Op-Ed. "This weekend top central bankers announced agreement on Basel III, the new rules to enhance global capital standards for banks. The agreement, which will now be presented to the Group of 20 leading nations summit in Seoul this November, represents a significant and welcome increase in the capital that banks will be required to hold. However, worries that a rapid transition will cut lending and deepen the global recession mean the full increase will be delayed until 2019. These transitional..." (May require user account or purchase) Link