Friday, November 28, 2014
  1. The Next Phase of China’s Financial Deepening

    Andrew Sheng

    The Next Phase of China’s Financial Deepening

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    &  insist that China's leaders must do more to advance the shift from bank credit to equity financing.

    China RMB Zhang Chunlei/ZumaPress

    Financial deepening in China is not simply a matter of reducing financial repression. In order to enable the corporate sector to manage the transition to a modern knowledge-based economy, China must also rebalance the financial system by carrying out a shift from bank and short-term funding toward equity and long-term bonds. READ MORE

  2. The Federal Reserve’s Escape from New York

    Simon Johnson

    The Federal Reserve’s Escape from New York


     says that the New York Fed's close ties to Wall Street have made governance reform inevitable.

    Wall Street CEOs testify before US Congress Jay Mallin/ZumaPress

    The US Federal Reserve System is the world’s most important central bank, issuing decisions that reverberate through global markets and affect millions of lives. Yet its governance structure is of another age – antiquated, increasingly problematic, and urgently in need of sensible reform. READ MORE

  3. The Fed’s Culture War

    Mark Roe

    The Fed’s Culture War


     on the potential – and pitfalls – of people-focused banking regulation.

    Wall street banker Matthew Roberts/ZumaPress

    At a recent closed-door conference, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo and Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley used their bully pulpit to do something unexpected. Instead of focusing on the banks, the officials discussed the bankers themselves. READ MORE

  4. India’s Economic Hotspots

    Anu Madgavkar
  5. Investing in Happy Endings

    Lucy P. Marcus

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