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    Does regret lead to bad investment decisions?

    The leading normative theory in economics – expected utility theory – postulates… more

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    18 must-read stories for the weekend

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  • A spider’s web glistens in the morning sun in Dunham Massey country park near Manchester Forum Article

    Why the Financial Stability Board lacks teeth

    The global system of financial regulation is extraordinarily complex. Partly for that reason, it is little… more

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    Four ways businesses can reduce school dropout

    It’s October and already America’s public high school administrators have a good idea which students… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

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    Why patience pays

    In economics, patience is measured as the ‘rate of time preference’, which… more

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    How culture holds women back economically

    Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy. Two centuries ago… more

  • A man walks up a spiral staircase at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago Forum Article

    Why the career ladder no longer matters

    In today’s lightning fast, roller-coaster business environment, the concept of solely developing deep… more

  • U.S. one dollar bills are displayed in this posed photograph in Toronto Forum Article

    Are financial markets less liquid than they seem?

    Low interest rates and other central bank policies in the United States have sent investors… more

  • High-rise residential towers under construction are pictured behind an old residential building in central Mumbai Forum Article

    Why inequality matters – and how to tackle it

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone… more

  • A field of unharvested wheat is seen outside Montigny en Ostrevent Forum Article

    If you eat, you’re part of the solution

    Hunger was one of the deadliest weapons in the Second World War, with nearly a third of all deaths, around… more

  • A man holds up his son for a photo in front of a cherry tree in full blossom in Central Park in New York Forum Article

    Why happiness may make you worse off

    Recent interest in the psychology and economics of happiness has had pronounced… more