The dispersion of productivity among already rich countries has increased. Norway and Switzerland have surged ahead but laggards such as Italy – and indeed Britain – have struggled to keep up with the pack.
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29 January 2014, Financial Times
31 July 2013, Financial Times
Having invented the concept of GSifi to describe too-big-to-fail banks, the world’s financial regulators are on the hunt for other businesses which can be treated in a similar way.
19 September 2012, Financial Times
Effective banking reform should aim at structures, not at intensified supervision. Resilient systems are simple ones.
24 November 2010, Financial Times
The dynamism of a market economy comes from innovation in products and processes, and radical innovation in products and processes often – in fact usually – comes from outside the existing market structure.
11 November 2009, Financial Times
A stance which is pro-business must be distinguished from a stance which is pro-market. In the two decades since the fall of the Berlin Wall, that distinction has not been appreciated well enough.
15 September 2009, Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI)
The Reform of Banking Regulation We should spend less time trying to ensure that our regulators can regulate financial behemoths with turnovers bigger than the GDP of many countries and more on trying to redesign the financial services industry so that regulation focuses on the interests of the public as consumers of financial services. Download […]
22 July 2009, Financial Times
We should learn lessons from the Apollo programme and the people who design our television sets. Modular constructions are more robust.
21 March 2009, Financial Times
Havens exist only because larger states allow them to exist, and larger states allow them to exist because the customers of havens are the rich and powerful.
18 March 2009, Financial Times
The major beneficiaries of investment banking in the past decade have not been the customers of investment banks, or even investment banks themselves, but the investment bankers.
10 December 2008, Financial Times
Few things corrode business efficiency and effective markets more insidiously than the discovery that it is more profitable to win the favour of politicians than to win the approval of customers.
14 January 2011, Scottish Affairs
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