Topic : Financial Development

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    Measuring risk in Europe’s banking stress test

    In November 2014, the ECB published its asset quality review (AQR) and comprehensive… more

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    A new way of measuring social progress

    In a 1968 speech, Robert Kennedy recognized gross national product “measures everything in short… more

  • Container ship departs Burrard Inlet in Vancouver Forum Article

    The high value of low-income markets

    About 4.5 billion people in developing countries are low-income, living on… more

  • People pass the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    The local benefits of foreign investment

    The conventional thinking about the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) in a developing country, is… more

  • regulatefinance Forum Article

    Where are emerging market multinationals investing?

    Emerging market multinationals (EMMs) have become increasingly salient players in… more

  • g20 Forum Article

    Does independence make countries wealthier?

    Secession is in fashion. After decades of strict enforcement during the cold… more

  • A Nigerian child squats by an open sewer in the neighbourhood of Isale-Eko in central Lagos Forum Article

    Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty

    While the world has seen a rapid reduction in extreme poverty in recent decades, the goal of‘ending… more

  • Workers are pictured beneath clocks displaying time zones in various parts of the world at an outsourcing centre in Bangalore Forum Article

    How currency trading works

    Fama (1984) found a positive covariance between interest differentials and currency appreciation against… more

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    How to fight corruption

    On a hot dry day in early June, a woman in her early 40s is getting ready for journey to a nearby town. She… more

  • Japan's Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 things Europe can learn from Japan

    The decision of the Bank of Japan end of October 2014 to significantly expand its asset-buying programme… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    3 priorities for central bankers

    The world’s central bankers are certainly in the news these days. Not a week goes by without the Fed, the… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    How should top earners be taxed?

    Recently, public and scientific attention has been drawn to the increasing share of… more

  • g20 Forum Article

    4 strategies for achieving the G20′s growth aims

    G20 Leaders concluded their summit over the weekend in Brisbane, Australia. G20 summits represent the… more

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    Could maths save US social security?

    The US Social Security system has been heading toward insolvency for decades, with the program now… more

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    How should Europe carry out quantitative easing?

    As Europe moves closer to deflation, the ECB is gradually inching towards outright… more

  • Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River Forum Article

    How Africa can encourage foreign investment

    Only one out of every 40 dollars of foreign direct investment (FDI) since the 1990s has gone to… more

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    How to improve student loans

    The US student loan system is unique in age, size, and scope. Since 1958, the US has had some… more

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    Is it time to turn back to Keynes?

    Macroeconomists have largely failed in explaining and recommending policies since the Global… more