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  1. May 22, 2014

    Northern Ireland police seek access to Boston tapes

    Police in Northern Ireland said on Thursday they had started procedures to gain access to an entire archive of paramilitary...

  2. May 5, 2014

    Gerry Adams arrest puts US college in Northern Ireland crosshairs

    A US university has found itself with a central role in the drama that has rocked Northern Ireland for the past few days:...

  1. May 4, 2014

    Gerry Adams released without charge over McConville case

    Gerry Adams on Sunday night said “a sustained, malicious, untruthful and sinister campaign“ was behind attempts to link him...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Stanford edges out Harvard on admissions

    Stanford University edged out its rival Harvard University for the second year in a row to be the most selective academic...

  3. February 19, 2014

    ‘Boomer bulge’ hits US employment data

    The drop in the percentage of Americans at work in recent years is often cast as a story about the long-term unemployed who...

  4. January 26, 2014

    Big names dominate FT MBA ranking top spots

    The FT Global MBA ranking and the English football Premier League have one thing in common. Pundits may argue about who will...

  5. November 20, 2013

    Why are US visa questions so weird?

    Am I coming to the US to engage in prostitution? Do I belong to a clan or tribe? Do I have tuberculosis or infectious...

  6. November 17, 2013

    Time to tackle workplace gender bias

    Last spring, when Harvard Business School celebrated the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to our two-year MBA...

  7. November 11, 2013

    ‘Dismal science’ seeks fresh thinking after failure in crisis

    A humbler, more empirical and more topical study of economics must emerge from the financial crisis if the subject is to...

  8. September 2, 2013

    Coaching can make trainers raise their game

    Bill Campbell is probably too sensible to jeopardise his position in the technology sector by writing a book. But there is...

  9. March 27, 2013

    After the retirement party

    As befits a career in investment banking, Jonathan Francis takes a precise view of his life’s phases. At 67 he is, he says,...

  10. November 2, 2012

    Something for the weekend

    Managers would be well advised to choose their words carefully according to new research. Academics have discovered that...

  11. The World

    October 2, 2012

    US election round-up, Tuesday October 2

    Welcome to the US Election 2012 round-up and with 35 days to go until polling day, there is a sudden lull in events. That...

  12. July 8, 2012

    A pension strategy that’s worth the wait

    Quick quiz: A shop has a sale and all its items are half price. Before the sale, a sofa cost £300. What will its sale price...

  13. June 23, 2012

    Accounting change bloats US pension gap

    Cash-strapped US states will see the reported shortfalls in their public pension funds grow sharply under new accounting...

  14. FT Alphaville

    April 11, 2012

    The latest in regulation-induced innovation – Part 1

    Regulations set forth by the Basel Committee that govern the amount of capital that banks have to hold are meant to set a...

  15. FT Alphaville

    April 11, 2012

    The inevitability of shadowy banking (and how to regulate for it)

    FT Alphaville decided earlier this week that we are sick of the term “shadow banking”. We’ve failed to come up with an...

  16. March 7, 2012

    Routes to the top table

    Candida Brush is chairwoman of the entrepreneurship division at Babson College in Massachusetts. She began studying women...

  17. January 30, 2012

    A league of their own

    In order to compile the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2012, the FT surveys more than 20,000 alumni from the world’s...

  18. December 1, 2011

    Pamela Lirio, Edhec Business School

    Every Thursday a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, defines five key terms on FT Lexicon, our online...

  19. July 22, 2011

    New bionic legs help paraplegics walk again

    Stephanie Sablan was driving home from her grandmother’s house late at night last January, down the scenic Route 101 in...

  20. July 20, 2011

    Correction: Laurence Kotlikoff

    ● Laurence Kotlikoff is an economist at Boston University, not Boston College as wrongly stated in an article on July 15....

  21. July 14, 2011

    Debt fears drive US youth away from college

    The eldest of Pamela Fettes’ three sons only recently celebrated his 15th birthday, but she is already worrying about the...

  22. July 7, 2011

    Ten Questions - Candida Brush

    Candida Brush is a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson College: Olin in the US and the founding member of the Diana...

  23. June 2, 2011

    Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, Rouen Business School

    Every Thursday a business school professor, an expert in his or her field, will define five key terms. The definitions can...

  24. March 25, 2011

    The List: Five great college sports rivalries

    The 157th annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race this weekend will be watched by up to 250,000 people on the banks of the...

  25. March 16, 2011

    Ex-Freddie Mac chief faces SEC civil suit

    The former chief executive of Freddie Mac has received a formal notice that the Securities and Exchange Commission plans to...

  26. February 18, 2011

    Something for the weekend

    An early warning system that would give companies an indication of when one of their employees was likely to commit fraud or...

  27. FT Alphaville

    February 16, 2011

    Charts du jour, muni edition

    Worried about public pensions liabilities? Well, look away now. In a report out Wednesday, The Center for Retirement...

  28. February 6, 2011

    US public sector schemes adapt to falling asset values

    What was once the last safe habitat for defined benefit pensions in the US – the public sector – is under threat. The sector...

  29. January 5, 2011

    New rules of engagement

    Spare a thought for US bank regulators. On one side they have the banks, loaded with lobbyists, analysts and political...

  30. November 21, 2010

    Profile: Boston College Law School – lofty ambitions on the world stage

    Spread across a 40-acre campus in a leafy Boston suburb just a few miles from the city centre, Boston College Law School is...

  31. April 26, 2010

    Immortality and the Law

    Since the time of Andrew Carnegie, the American rich have given to “causes” as well as their families. Whether or not this...

  32. April 26, 2010

    The tightening hand of the dead

    Two rough principles have governed the way we think about our duties to dead people. The first is summed up in G.K....

  33. April 26, 2010

    The tightening hand of the dead

    Two rough principles have governed the way we think about our duties to dead people. The first is summed up in G.K....

  34. March 3, 2010

    Judgment call: Should employers abolish fixed retirement ages?

    The problemIn the UK, a campaign is under way to abolish the default retirement age of 65 and a government review on the...

  35. March 2, 2010

    Should employers drop retirement ages?

    THE PROBLEM In the UK, a campaign is under way to abolish the default retirement age of 65 and a government review on the...

  36. MBA blog

    November 16, 2009

    Go Wildcats!

    I couldn’t have avoided [American] football in the US this term even if I had tried. It is a huge part of the American...

  37. August 23, 2009

    Robert Manning, chief executive of MFS Investment Management

    Robert Manning, who took over as chief executive of MFS Investment Management five years ago, is the first to admit that his...

  38. FT Alphaville

    July 29, 2009

    Just 5 out of 10 SWF asset managers said...

    … “Verifiable” governance standards were crucial to keeping politics separate from investment decisions. That’s table 35 ...

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