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Innovating without protection

Innovating without protection

New research proposes that refraining from patenting innovations could increase a firm’s prospects.

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Health care factoids

Health care economic pressures.

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Is Basel III a credible cure for the financial crisis that shook the world?

Five years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School questions whether Basel III is a credible cure for the financial crisis that shook the world.

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Derivative regulation: Why does it matter?

Countries with large banks and deep pockets, which are also the countries with the strongest moral hazard, are the ones in greatest need of derivative regulation.

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Are calls to regulate the banking industry too premature?

Are calls to regulate the banking industry too premature? Alex Edmans explores whether there is a need for a new financial reality.

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Will a cultural change avoid a future banking crisis?

Will a cultural change avoid a future banking crisis like the one precipitated by the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008?

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Have we made progress in the five years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers?

There has been a plethora of regulation, whose aim is to prevent such a collapse ever happening again. Yet there is an uncomfortable feeling, that despite this activity, the financial system has not been reformed in a way which makes it safe, or makes it efficient.

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Reading list: Understanding the Chinese economic miracle

Linda Yueh selects essential reading for all those who want to understand the Chinese economic miracle.

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Greece in the balance

Greece is back in the news, and it's not all bad. The country hasn't crashed out of the euro and there's even talk of "Grecovery".

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Profile: John Kay, Economist

John Kay is one of the UK’s leading economists. Most recently Kay chaired the UK government’s Review of Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision-Making.

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Cyprus may be already the next Lehman Brothers

This impasse looks like the result of a hasty set of calculations on what might happen, which is, among others, the results of the recent change-of-guard in Cyprus on the one hand, and of the hardening stance of Europe on the other hand.

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