Sunday, March 29, 2015

Xavier Vives

Xavier Vives is Professor of Economics and Finance at IESE Business School, Barcelona.

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The Banking Conundrum

Whereas central bankers and regulators tend to worry that too much competition in the financial sector increases instability and the risk of systemic failure, competition authorities tend to believe t… read more

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Fads, Frenzies, and Finance

More and more people claim that markets are characterized by irrationality, bubbles, fads, and frenzies, and that economic actors are driven by behavioral biases. If such beliefs are generally accepted… read more

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The End of Banks?

The fundamental question raised by the current financial crisis is who monitors opaque loans, whether of the sub-prime or any other variety. Traditionally, the answer was banks; in the securitized wor… read more

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