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  1. July 18, 2014

    Tony O’Reilly, tycoon who gambled and lost

    Earlier this year, a discreet classified advertisement appeared in the pages of the Irish Times. “For sale. Private...

  2. 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,...

  1. FT Alphaville

    May 28, 2014

    HFT, bitcoin and the path towards mouse designed meta-experimentation

    We’ve been wondering about the consequences of paradoxical markets here at FT Alphaville, especially as financial...

  2. FT Alphaville

    April 29, 2014

    Robots, jobs and TFL strikes

    On a morning which saw London grind to a halt because of a two-day strike by Transport for London workers protesting the...

  3. April 14, 2014

    A nod to the power of humour

    To Trinity College, Oxford to give a talk at the UK Speechwriters’ Guild’s annual conference for speechwriters and business...

  4. beyondbrics

    April 14, 2014

    Guest post: India's election to drive a fourth wave?

    By Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital Of the eight elections that India has seen since 1984, seven have produced positive...

  5. MBA blog

    April 1, 2014

    Oxford plays to win

    I was back on one of those long haul flights again. This time around, no snowstorms and I actually managed to reach where I...

  6. beyondbrics

    March 19, 2014

    Guest post: Mexico's antitrust bill is at odds with the truth

    By Dr Assimakis Komninos of University College, London and Professor Anne Perrot of University Paris I Pantheon – Sorbonne...

  7. Off Message

    February 10, 2014

    Is your job safe in the second machine age?

    If you believe the hype, this is what the second machine age looks like: The chart and key are taken from “The Future of...

  8. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos dilemmas: Black bag confusion

    (c) WEF One of the excitements of being a Davos delegate is when you are presented with all your kit at the beginning of the...

  9. Off Message

    January 14, 2014

    The truth about the truth about immigration

    What do Britons think about immigration? The subject is rarely out of the news, despite the common claim that it is never...

  10. MBA blog

    December 30, 2013

    A brief history of the Michaelmas term

    The speed of time is incredible. The Michaelmas term is over, meaning I have completed eight courses, one venture project...

  11. December 8, 2013

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – Dec 9 Discuss the role of corporate power City University Cass Business School in the UK is hosting a public panel...

  12. November 17, 2013

    MBA Gender Gap

    As part of our MBA Gender Gap week, 10 of our MBA bloggers are taking part in a series of live interactive blog sessions to...

  13. The World

    November 5, 2013

    Gay marriage: the next battle over Irish social values

    (Getty) By Jamie Smyth, Ireland correspondent Ireland has decided to hold a referendum to change its constitution to...

  14. October 3, 2013

    Differing stance reflects deep differences

    Exchanges’ differing approaches to dual-class shareholdings reflect some deep differences in how various markets seek to...

  15. Money Supply

    September 30, 2013

    That Jordà and Taylor paper on austerity

    On Thursday evening, I put out the following tweet after reading Martin Wolf’s trenchant column on austerity. It was a...

  16. September 25, 2013

    Polar explorer warms to his new career

    The first time I met former Arctic explorer Pen Hadow, he told me women were often better at polar exploration than men. I...

  17. August 9, 2013

    Lunch with the FT: Emile Simpson

    When the veteran military historian Professor Michael Howard raves about a book by a little-known, 30-year-old ex-Gurkha...

  18. August 4, 2013

    Housing proposed to replace high street shops

    Failing high street shops should be converted into residential properties under plans being promoted by Nick Boles, planning...

  19. July 24, 2013

    Monumental ambitions

    Frank Gehry, the architect, does not like project managers, but over his career he has learnt a lot about project...

  20. MBA blog

    July 22, 2013

    Inspiration from an entrepreneur

    In late spring we were fortunate to attend the third and final lecture in the Pears Business School Lecture Series. The...

  21. FT Tech Hub

    June 27, 2013

    Computer scientist James Martin dies

    httpwww.jamesmartin.com/ One of the world’s greatest computer scientists and prolific authors, Dr James Martin, has died....

  22. June 4, 2013

    UK high streets to lose 5,000 shops in next five years

    British high streets are forecast to lose another 5,000 shops in the next five years, as stores – caught between cautious...

  23. May 13, 2013

    Oxford’s Saïd school uses technology to link MBAs with alumni

    Virtually every business school talks about integrating management teaching with that of other university departments to...

  24. May 5, 2013

    Royal Society attacks Prince Andrew’s election as fellow

    The Royal Society, the UK’s leading academy of scientists established in 1660, is to review its longstanding voting system...

  25. May 3, 2013

    Asos an incongruous feature among small-cap gainers

    Asos was an incongruous feature among the small-cap gainers this week after the fashion website’s market value hit £3bn....

  26. May 3, 2013

    Harvard University receives $50m from MBA alumnus Len Blavatnik

    Len Blavatnik, the billionaire music and media entrepreneur, has given Harvard University $50m to help convert biochemical...

  27. April 21, 2013

    Blackstone CEO donates money to Tsinghua

    Steve Schwarzman, founder and chief executive of Blackstone, the alternative investment company, is donating $100m to...

  28. March 31, 2013

    A guide on the road to business school

    Gaining entry to a top business school is no easy task. A vast array of interviews, essays, tests and presentations are the...

  29. March 26, 2013

    MBA and Sport

    For some, studying for an MBA involves a busy schedule of classes, group projects, internships and social events. For...

  30. March 15, 2013

    UK citizenship tests: why we need them

    It’s Monday morning, and the queue stretches all the way up the imposing staircase of the town hall in the London borough of...

  31. March 15, 2013

    Machine preserves liver outside body

    The first machine that keeps a human liver alive and functioning outside the human body has been used successfully in two...

  32. March 11, 2013

    Brevan Howard gives £20.1m to Imperial College

    Hedge fund Brevan Howard is to give £20.1m over eight years to Imperial College Business School in London to set up a...

  33. FT Tech Hub

    February 28, 2013

    Former judge, who rebuked Apple, will give evidence for Samsung in patent case

    In a move that has raised eyebrows in legal and technology circles, Samsung has hired a former British appeals-court judge,...

  34. February 11, 2013

    Investors warned over unchanging groups

    Investors should think twice about putting money into especially dirty fossil fuel businesses and other companies at risk...

  35. December 23, 2012

    Pension age to be linked to rising life expectancy

    Britons will have to wait longer to receive a state pension under a government plan that will see future increases in...

  36. beyondbrics

    December 18, 2012

    US official rebuts Africa trade criticism

    The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, a US law passed in 2000, was geared to enable African countries to export over 4,000...

  37. December 7, 2012

    Tory MPs fear Starbucks tax ‘precedent’

    The unparalleled decision by Starbucks to volunteer £20m of cash to the taxman after a wave of public pressure has prompted...

  38. December 4, 2012

    MPs to investigate tax system

    A committee of MPs is poised to carry out an inquiry into Britain’s tax system which will probe its competitiveness and...

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