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Peter J. Wallison

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Peter J. Wallison

Peter J. Wallison holds the Arthur F. Burns Chair in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. From June 1981 to January 1985, he was General Counsel of the United States Treasury Department, where he had a significant role in the development of the Reagan Administration’s proposals for deregulation in the financial services industry. During 1986 and 1987, Mr. Wallison was White House counsel to President Ronald Reagan. He was a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, established in 2009, and dissented from the Commission’s majority report. His email is PWallison@AEI.org.