Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Dodd-Frank's OFR Publishes New Website: www.FinancialResearch.gov

The U.S. Office of Financial Research (OFR), established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, launched a new website today to provide users with stand alone access to the OFR's data and analysis. The new website is at www.financialresearch.gov.

“The launch of our new website marks a new chapter for the OFR,” said the OFR Director, Richard Berner according to  the announcement. He goes on to say:

This stand-alone site promotes transparency and accountability, and it greatly enhances our ability to provide to the public the results of our efforts to assess and monitor threats to financial stability, to fill in the gaps in financial analysis and data, and to evaluate policy tools.
In addition to OFR data and analysis the new site includes a “Directors Blog,” along with an annual reports, working papers, staff discussion papers, and other research and analysis. To read more about the announcement click here.