Lisa J. Servon

Lisa J. Servon is professor of urban policy and management at the New School. Her forthcoming book, The Unbanking of America, will be published in 2017.

Created in response to the financial crisis, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has returned nearly $12 billion to consumers—which may be exactly why it’s now under threat. Read more

Working in America


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Why we have one banking system for the well-off and a “Wild West” fringe for everyone else. Read more

Economic Policy