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Could Uncertainty Cause a Recession?

Feature | April 29, 2013

New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.

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Caution on Cocos

Feature | March 27, 2013

Research suggests that mandatory contingent convertible bonds with a market trigger may not address the problem they were designed to solve.

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Will China Slow Down? Not So Fast.

Viewpoints | February 28, 2013

After three decades of barely-checked expansion, the world is waiting for China's economy to run out of steam. Shang-Jin Wei argues that China's unique features will likely help it offset some of the slowing forces and maintain speed for the next decade.

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Risk, Innovation, and Social Value

Off The Shelf | January 30, 2013

Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Luring the Informed Investor

Feature | November 30, 2012

Does investor sophistication correlate with firms’ disclosure activities?

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The Price of Inattention

Feature | August 23, 2012

From the archive: A new study provides evidence that some investors read old news as new — and get taken advantage of by savvier arbitrageurs.

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Who Rules the World, and How?

Off The Shelf | May 31, 2012

In a new book, Bruce Kogut discusses how network science reveals the small worlds and clubs behind the exercise of corporate governance.

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

Valuing Insurance Firms

Feature | March 30, 2012

New research shows which relative valuation models are best applied to insurance companies.

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Trade and Credit

Feature | December 28, 2011

A lagging consumer appetite, not a tight market for lending, is the main cause of the plunge in exports during the global recession.

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

The Value of an Invisible Guarantee

Feature | October 31, 2011

Better, more accurate disclosure of securitization transactions may help to reduce uncertainty about the value of financial institutions.

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