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    1. October 20, 2015

      Professor Philip Lane becomes governor of Central Bank of Ireland

      Ireland turned again to the ranks of its oldest university to select the next governor of its central bank, ending a...

    2. September 16, 2015

      The riff: Middle manager as warrior

      I recently met a man at a party who struggled to describe his job. In the end, he gave up and said with both a shrug...

    1. September 7, 2015

      Former comedian leads Guatemalan election

      A comedian new to politics, whose slogan is “neither corrupt nor a thief”, won the most votes in presidential elections...

    2. April 3, 2015

      Oil slides after agreement with Iran

      Iran’s agreement on Thursday with world powers over its nuclear activities brings the Opec member closer to achieving...

    3. The World

      February 12, 2015

      After Minsk - why the 'arms to Ukraine' debate will continue

      If the Minsk II agreement reached between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany can secure a ceasefire and...

    4. January 29, 2015

      Golden triangle of mutual gain that blights the science industry

      Sheldon Silver seemed to have the Midas touch, enriching many within his orbit. Among those alleged to have benefited...

    5. January 20, 2015

      World economy poised for oil price upswing, say Davos economists

      The world economy will receive a significant boost from lower oil prices this year despite fears of deflation and...

    6. January 11, 2015

      Masahiko Uotani, Shiseido CEO: from Coke to cosmetics

      An exchange of pleasantries is normal when a new chief executive is appointed. But when Masahiko Uotani was chosen to...

    7. January 4, 2015

      Narendra Modi pledges India banking shake-up

      Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, has moved to address worries about his flagging economic reform agenda with a...

    8. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Guest post: Brazil's political economy under Dilma reloaded

      By Marcos Troyjo of Columbia University As Dilma Rousseff struggles to assemble a new economic team after the bitter...

    9. September 22, 2014

      Universities to revamp economics courses

      Universities across four continents are rolling out a revamped economics curriculum, after students protested that...

    10. beyondbrics

      September 10, 2014

      Guest post: the UN takes the first step to debt restructuring

      By José Antonio Ocampo of Columbia University On September 9, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution...

    11. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2014

      The need for investment-led recovery for Europe

      This is a guest post, co-authored by Giovanni Cozzi, economic advisor at the Foundation of Progressive European Studies...

    12. beyondbrics

      June 23, 2014

      Guest post: implications of the US Supreme Court ruling on Argentina

      By José Antonio Ocampo of Columbia University The US Supreme Court decision not to review the prior findings of New...

    13. beyondbrics

      June 3, 2014

      Guest post: a new BRICS bank to mark global shift

      By Stephany Griffith-Jones, Columbia University Leaders of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)...

    14. May 30, 2014

      The rise of the global capital

      It was one of those paceless mornings that make Amsterdam so agreeable. A friend and I were sitting in a dinky café on...

    15. 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...

    16. Money Supply

      March 12, 2014

      Overshooting and the Fed

      I think people are confusing two separate questions in the recent debate about wage rises and spare capacity in the US...

    17. March 7, 2014

      Siri Hustvedt: ‘It was really fun writing as an enraged person’

      Long before I climb the front steps of Siri Hustvedt’s Brooklyn brownstone, I have told nearly everyone I love – and...

    18. February 26, 2014

      India’s technology industry veterans support Modi and BJP team

      The team building the digital campaign for India’s opposition Bharatiya Janata party mixes entrepreneurs and veterans...

    19. January 26, 2014

      Insurers shake up disaster modelling

      Insurers are aiming to transform the way in which natural disasters are modelled with a groundbreaking system of their...

    20. The World

      January 24, 2014

      Davos thoughts: Secular stagnation

      Lawrence Summers (c) WEF On Thursday, I moderated a fascinating lunch-time discussion on “secular stagnation” with...

    21. January 21, 2014

      The horrors recede but fragilities remain

      The world can wave goodbye to most of the horrors of the past six years, economic experts attending the World Economic...

    22. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2014

      Hello 2014: time for a new 'letter to the Brazilian people'

      The 13th in our series of guest posts on the outlook for 2014 is by Marcos Troyjo of Columbia University As a new year...

    23. December 12, 2013

      Wei Christianson

      As we walked into Wei Christianson’s office, a middle-aged Chinese man slipped quietly out of it. Morgan Stanley’s...

    24. November 10, 2013

      Columbia Law School teaches graduates to think like businesspeople

      Hearing David Schizer discuss drilling practices, you might be forgiven for thinking you were talking to an energy...

    25. September 22, 2013

      The Academic Week Ahead: Sept 23 – 29

      Monday – September 23 Join a global conversation More than 1,000 cross-sector leaders from around the world are meeting...

    26. The World

      September 19, 2013

      Is the Iranian hype justified?

      It’s not all bad news from the Middle East. Amid the tragedy in Syria and the bloody repression in Egypt, Iran is...

    27. 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...

    28. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2013

      What to expect from Jackson Hole

      tl;dr –> possibly not much, though the conference has sprung surprises before and there’s an interesting paper being...

    29. June 26, 2013

      Compelling story of a poster boy’s spectacular crash

      The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund By Anita...

    30. June 26, 2013

      Book review: Data’s darker overtones ignored

      Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, by Eric Siegel, John Wiley & Sons,...

    31. June 11, 2013

      Shale production can learn from the nuclear industry

      As the shale revolution in oil and natural gas spreads beyond the US and Canada, the energy industry needs to...

    32. May 19, 2013

      A robust defence of India’s growth story

      Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth In India Reduced Poverty and The Lessons For Other Developing Countries, by...

    33. FT Alphaville

      May 1, 2013

      Unemployment isn't high if there is no unemployment rate

      People outside of Wall Street might reasonably complain that economics coverage often focusses too much on the numbers...

    34. beyondbrics

      February 27, 2013

      Guest post: blocless Brazil

      By Marcos Troyjo of Columbia University Brazil’s strategy for growth over the past decade has favoured more than just...

    35. beyondbrics

      December 31, 2012

      2012 in review: the most read beyondbrics posts of the year

      After charts of the year and guest posts of the year, here is a list of the 15 most clicked on beyondbrics posts of...

    36. December 21, 2012

      Fines are about more than deterrence

      Does fining companies do any good? Events of the past few days, and the past decade, would suggest not. UBS’s $1.5bn...

    37. beyondbrics

      December 17, 2012

      Guest post: For Brazil, the sweet dream is over

      By Marcos Troyjo of Columbia University The timid expansion of Brazil’s GDP in the past 12 months at under 1 per cent...

    38. FT Alphaville

      December 13, 2012

      What have the Romans ever done for us?

      So, apart from the roads — which go without saying — the aqueduct, sanitation, irrigation, medicine, education, wine,...

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