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“It seems to me quite barbaric that the Government should be considering reducing child benefit for larger families.

Under a proposal put forward by the think tank Policy Exchange, child benefit would be cut after the third child, and all state payments limited to four children. 260 more words

Prayers For Ordinary Time

The performative power of the score

There are two interesting articles in the news, today. They are about two very different companies but, essentially, the same issue: the performative power of the score. 624 more words

Marketing In Everyday Life

Warnings of Replay of '07-'08 Crash Abound

Nikolaus von Bomhard, head of the world’s largest re-insurance group, Munich Re, told journalists in Munich on Wednesday that the central banks’ monetary policy will lead to another global financial crisis. 365 more words

Glass Steagall

Book Review - A Brief History of Britain 1851-2010

Author: Jeremy Black
Title: A Brief History of Britain 1852-2010
Available at: Amazon (and many other places)
My Rating: Very Good ****

Synopsis by publisher:  400 more words

Book Reviews

Interest rates after the credit crunch crisis: single versus multiple curve approach

Editor’s note: This post is part of a series showcasing Barcelona GSE master projects by students in the Class of 2014. The project is a required component of every master program. 210 more words

Master Projects

From Red to Green Investment: Guardian Sustainable Business Blog

In his August blog, Simon Zadek lamented that while “responsible investing has been shown to be both practical and often profitable … the sad truth is that financial markets remain disengaged.” This echoes the conclusion reached in a  23 more words

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Italian banks claim victim status

The annual assembly of the Association of Italian Banks, held yesterday in Rome, was unusually an occasion of criticism against the Government and the public. 102 more words