Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Luigi Zingales

Luigi Zingales is the Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and serves on the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. He is also a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research, and a fellow of the European Governance Institute. He is the author of A Capitalism for the People: Recapturing the Lost Genius of American Prosperity.

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Business & Finance 3

German Banks on Top

Germany opposes the new bank-resolution mechanism proposed by the European Commission, arguing that it must protect German taxpayers. In fact, Germany’s position is a ploy to hide its anticompetitive … read more

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Culture & Society 6

We, the Corporations?

One would think that 600,000 comments on a petition would be sufficient to bring an issue to the top of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s agenda. But public opinion does not seem to matter… read more

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Business & Finance 4

Pulling the OMT Trigger

The ECB’s decision in September to proceed with its “outright monetary transactions” program to purchase distressed eurozone members’ government bonds has restored financial calm to Europe. But… read more

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Business & Finance 94

Orphan Ideas

When it comes to political influence, money is not everything: ideas play a big role, too. But new ideas, like new drugs, have to pay their way, which means that how widely an idea is diffused… read more

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Business & Finance 0

No Shareholders’ Spring

The ongoing global economic crisis is not only causing incumbent governments to lose elections; it is also shaking corporate boards. But major companies are fighting back, deploying armies of lawyers … read more

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