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Business Economics and Public Policy

Do Rate Cuts Matter?

Feature | October 08, 2014

New research takes on the question of how much monetary policy affects the economy.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

How Do Credit Default Swaps Affect Bond Prices?

Feature | September 24, 2014

Credit default swaps may lower a firm’s borrowing costs under certain conditions, new research shows.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, International Business and Finance | Read Article

Unlocking the Value of Movable Assets

Feature | September 22, 2014

Can a simple change to commercial laws in emerging economies spur business growth?

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Fragile by Design

Off The Shelf | August 21, 2014

In his new book, Professor Charles Calomiris shows how unlikely political coalitions have contributed to banking crises in some countries, and helped create stability in others.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, World Business | Read Article

Pro-borrower or Pro-lender?

Feature | August 05, 2014

Commercial contract laws that govern lending can generate big business for states — but borrower beware.

Topics: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

Sunshine at the Fed

Feature | July 23, 2014

Should central banks be more transparent?

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Organizations, Public Policy | Read Article

Savvy Risks, Sustainable Rewards

Viewpoints | July 18, 2014

How—and why—to take smart chances on renewable energy.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Social Enterprise | Read Article

The Vikings Return to America

Feature | May 29, 2014

A new report on Norway’s pension fund points toward a Canadian model for active investment management.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, International Business and Finance, Public Policy, Strategy | Read Article

A Filter for Financial Fraud

Research Brief | May 15, 2014

A new technique uses the power of statistical analysis to uncover likely accounting and financial fraud. The tool could help the SEC — as well as auditors and investors — to quickly and inexpensively root out wrongdoing.

Topics: Accounting, Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

Save or Be Selfish?

Feature | January 24, 2014

A new model can help economists understand how spouses make financial decisions — and why many couples struggle to save.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Decision Science | Read Article

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