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Bulletproof Your Portfolio Against Another Global Meltdown

December 15, 2010

A sweeping examination of 17,000 firms in 44 countries by Chazen Senior Scholar Charles W. Calomiris reveals factors that helped determine whether an equity sank or swam during the financial crisis. A must-read for institutional and individual investors.

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Exclusive Report: World Economies in 2011 and Beyond

February 11, 2011

The China growth miracle will continue, but one country could surpass it. A new report by the Chazen Institute offers surprising predictions for who the big winners will be in the coming decade — and which economies will be left behind.

Topics: United States, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

Banking Goes Green

November 12, 2010

Olivia Albrecht

Yes, it's true: banking, profits, and social responsibility can indeed coexist — even thrive. Peter Blom, the CEO of Tridos Bank in the Netherlands, offers a prescription for how to make money while doing good in a much-maligned, beleaguered sector.

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The Problem with Product Replacement

November 12, 2010

Analysts and policy makers rely on data to tell them how world economies are faring. But what if that data is flawed? Chazen Senior Scholars Emi Nakamura and Jon Steinsson uncover compelling evidence that U.S. import and export indexes are faulty. The answer: something called "product replacement bias."

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