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    1. October 27, 2014

      Kengeter to become chief executive at Deutsche Börse

      Carsten Kengeter is set to become chief executive of Deutsche Börse in a comeback by the former head of UBS’s investment...

    2. October 19, 2014

      Trium tops FT Executive MBA programme rankings 2014

      For the first time in six years, a new challenger has topped the FT’s ranking of executive MBA programmes. The 2014 ranking...

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    1. New Trade Routes: Russia 2013

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    2. Education in the Arab World

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    1. September 17, 2014

      Les 7 Doigts de la Main: ‘Sequence 8’, Peacock Theatre, London – review

      Les 7 Doigts de la Main’s Sequence 8, like all of this Canadian troupe’s output, fancies itself as a sort of hyper-physical...

    2. August 31, 2014

      Women in Business - Sophia Arthur, MBA graduate

      Sophia Arthur is an MBA graduate of Imperial College Business School in the UK and team leader of Angel of Hope, one of the...

    3. August 28, 2014

      Regulatory revenge risks scaring investors away

      A couple of years ago Roger McCormick, a law professor at London School of Economics and Political Science, assembled a team...

    4. August 24, 2014

      Women lag behind men in graduate-level job hunt

      Fewer women graduating from Britain’s top universities gain graduate-level jobs than their male peers, according to research...

    5. August 20, 2014

      Extreme violence lies in Isis DNA

      It is just over 10 years since Nicholas Berg, an American businessman working in Iraq, was brutally decapitated on video by...

    6. August 6, 2014

      Fairer fixes for the public purse lost in a chancellor’s drawer

      Between 2003 to 2007, when I was head of the Government Economic Service, I led the writing of three reports. The one on...

    7. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE How to forward a new golden age: A guest post by Carlota Perez, Centennial Professor of...

    8. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2014

      How to forward a new golden age

      This is a guest post by Carlota Perez, Centennial Professor of International Development at the London School of Economics...

    9. July 7, 2014

      Sports events no big score for local economies, study finds

      Hosting sports events or building new sports facilities pushes up house prices and has a small impact on wages, but...

    10. July 6, 2014

      UK charity collaborates with MBAs to improve cancer care

      More than 40 students from business schools in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas will assist World Child Cancer this...

    11. July 2, 2014

      High finance abstractions made visible

      The art of high finance Show Me the Money: The image of finance, 1700 to the present, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art,...

    12. June 26, 2014

      Academic estimates cost of Scottish independence at £600m-£1.5bn

      The academic at the centre of a dispute between London and Edinburgh over the set-up costs of an independent Scotland has...

    13. June 18, 2014

      Rules push on clearing houses poses risk to banks

      The global regulatory push to force banks to use centralised clearing houses to process their derivatives trades may result...

    14. June 4, 2014

      BoE crisis prevention powers have limits, says policy maker

      A Bank of England policy maker has given warning of limits to the central bank’s ability to spot and ward off looming...

    15. beyondbrics

      June 3, 2014

      Bangladesh: infrastructure, corruption and the struggle to diversify

      Anyone reading about Bangladesh would be forgiven for thinking it’s a one-industry country. And when it comes to exports,...

    16. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2014

      Colombia's election: the price of peace

      Colombians head to the polls on Sunday with the leading candidates for president separated by a shrinking margin that has...

    17. May 21, 2014

      Outgoing BoE policy maker Charlie Bean warns of ‘potholes’ ahead

      Financial markets bear worrying similarities to conditions that prevailed before the crash of 2007-09, a senior Bank of...

    18. May 5, 2014

      A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

      The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of...

    19. April 4, 2014

      Why long-term unemployment matters

      “Quantity has a quality of its own.” Whether or not Stalin ever said this about the Red Army, it is true of being out of...

    20. March 14, 2014

      Middle class loses out on tax perks and benefits

      George Osborne is expected to signal further cuts to the welfare budget in next week’s Budget, cementing an important shift...

    21. March 6, 2014

      Crossrail a shot in the arm for London property developers

      London’s Crossrail scheme is galvanising property development along the route of the new £14.8bn east-west line, with nearly...

    22. March 5, 2014

      Finnish minister attacks dishonest UK debate on Europe

      One of the UK’s leading intellectual allies in Europe has warned prime minister David Cameron that he risks losing control...

    23. March 5, 2014

      Global rivals pull regional universities down rankings

      Top universities in the UK’s regions are sliding down the international league table as the US institutions cement their...

    24. February 18, 2014

      Let schools compete and students will be winners

      Put a child of a cleaner from Shanghai or Singapore up against a scion of the western elite in a standardised test and guess...

    25. January 24, 2014

      The economist’s guide to the future

      What will the world look like in 100 years?” wondered Ignacio Palacios-Huerta. Being an economist at the London School of...

    26. 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 Forum...

    27. January 19, 2014

      European Commission resists calls for carbon ‘central bank’

      The European Commission has resisted calls for a carbon “central bank” to revive Europe’s moribund emissions trading system...

    28. January 17, 2014

      Real incomes set to rise in 2014, MPC member says

      Most people in the UK will start to feel a little better off in 2014 with real wages likely to begin to grow after six years...

    29. December 23, 2013

      Capitalism: In search of balance

      When Pope Francis issued his first apostolic exhortation in November, he took aim at modern capitalism for encouraging...

    30. December 8, 2013

      World diary: December 9 - December 15

      • Companies week ahead • Economic Outlook: Expectations rise of US taper buying decision • See a full guide to the week’s...

    31. FT Alphaville

      November 14, 2013

      To shoot oneself in the foot, US Treasury style

      Definition here. It’s something that comes to mind when reading Gillian Tett’s latest on who really owns the bulk of the...

    32. David Allen Green

      November 12, 2013

      Does the United Kingdom need a “written constitution”?

      Very few citizens of the UK appear to have any great interest in constitutional affairs. And, other than those with a...

    33. November 5, 2013

      KPMG defends key HS2 report

      The authors of a key report bolstering the £50bn high-speed rail project have defended their work in the face of intense...

    34. Off Message

      November 4, 2013

      HS2 as the ultimate Northern Line - is it just an Underground extension?

      In his speech to the CBI conference, David Cameron will today say that critics of High Speed Rail 2 are resigned to leaving...

    35. October 24, 2013

      MBA Challenge winners reach for the stars

      The winning team of this year’s FT MBA Challenge was aptly named Per Aspera Ad Astra, a Latin phrase which roughly...

    36. MBA blog

      October 21, 2013

      FT MBA Challenge judges announce shortlist

      Earlier this month, the judges of our Global Fund for Children MBA Challenge met at the Financial Times. The challenge...

    37. October 20, 2013

      Western universities’ reputations at stake in Gulf links

      Educational establishments based in the west are facing funding crises as they seek to maintain their reputations for...

    38. beyondbrics

      October 1, 2013

      The problem with Africa? Too Elizabethan

      What’s the difference between Kenya and Nigeria? About two centuries, according to a new study by Stephen Broadberry and...

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