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Prof. Peter Conti-Brown

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Peter Conti-Brown

Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor of legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A financial historian and a legal scholar, Professor Conti-Brown studies central banking, financial regulation, and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the US Federal Reserve System. He is author of the book The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve (Princeton University Press 2016), the editor of two other books, and author or co-author of a dozen articles on central banking, financial regulation, and bank corporate governance. He has been widely quoted in print and online media on central banking and has testified before the US Senate Banking Committee on reforming the Federal Reserve. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Stanford Law School, and Princeton University’s Department of History. He is currently at work on a single-volume, comprehensive history of the US Federal Reserve.

Professor Conti-Brown is married and the father of two children.


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Publications and Multimedia
The Constitutionality of Independent Agencies: The CFPB - Podcast
Litigation Practice Group Podcast
August 25, 2016