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Should Italy stay in the Euro?

Alessandro Profumo, Chairman Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena, speaks to London Business School about the effect such a decision would have on the wider European Community.

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FCA Chief Martin Wheatley: business students should read Aristotle

The CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority shares his thoughts on the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: the future of financial leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Lucrezia Reichlin: need to limit effects of future crises on real economy

Professor Economics and subject area chair at London Business School, Lucrezia Reichlin, shares her key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: the future of financial leadership at the Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Linda Yueh: structural and cultural change needed in finance industry

BBC World Chief Business Correspondent and Adjunct Professor of Economics, Linda Yueh, shares her key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: The future of financial leadership" at the Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Professor Andrew Scott: a less rosy future for the BRICs

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, Deputy Dean at London Business School, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Emerging markets: are the BRICs braced for a slowdown?" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Alessandro Profumo: the need for transparency and new behaviours in finance

Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Bank, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: The future of financial leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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President Olafur Grimsson on Iceland's fast recovery from economic crisis

How was Iceland able to recover more quickly and effectively than other European economies? President Olafur Grimsson speaks at London Business School's 2013 Global Leadership Summit

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Up Close: Professor John Kay

The economist and Financial Times journalist on what surprised him most when he chaired the review into UK equity markets and what needs to be done to change the way things work in the UK financial services industry.

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Gerard Lyons on Asian economies

Chief Economist and Group Head of Global Research at Standard Chartered speaks to London Business School's Business Strategy Review about the likes of China and other Asian nations as economic powers and the implications for investors.

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Where have all the good times gone?

On 14 October, four members of London Business School's economics faculty shared their perspectives on 'The World Economy: Where have all the good times gone?'

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Up Close 5 Minute Highlights: Xavier Rolet, CEO London Stock Exchange

5 minute highlights of the speech given by Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, at London Business School's Up Close speaker event on 10th February 2010.

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The end of private equity?

In a new podcast, Robin Buchanan, President, London Business School discusses the shape of private equity when it emerges from the current crisis and how promising the future for private equity firms is.

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Reality checks for private equity

Chris Higson, Professor of Accounting, provides a reality check into what went wrong with private equity as well as his insights into what the future now holds

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Chris Higson - Fourth briefing of the 'crisis compendium'

The School has been providing a regular commentary on the economic crisis and likely scenarios for the future. Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting, provided his insights on the recession and the types of companies that will be affected

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First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part three, Professor Lucrezia Reichlin

Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics interprets the latest economic statistics in relation to other recent recessions and suggests a second dip in 2009 is possible

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First briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part one Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, explains how this downturn differs from previous recessions, and suggests how it may develop in 2009

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Key issues for the G20 - macroeconomic stability and financial regulation

In a new podcast Professor Richard Portes discusses the key issues expected at the G20 summit on 2 April

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How will the current crisis shape the global business environment in the near future?

Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, argues that the policy responses we have seen since the start of the current crisis are so big that they will shape the global business environment for the next five to ten years

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Is the global market economy broken?

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School examines whether the global market economy is broken, or if it can be fixed

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Is globalisation falling apart?

Helene Rey, London Business School Chaired Professor of Economics, looks at the drop in international transactions and examines whether international trade flows and international financial flows point towards a collapse of globalisation

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Navigating through the downturn

To fully understand the nature of the current downturn, the policy challenge it represents and how the economy is likely to evolve we need to examine where this crisis came from

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Research round-up: Highlights from London Business School

As the financial and economic agenda moves from crisis to recovery, four of our faculty members (Nader Tavassoli, Kamalini Ramdas, Richard Portes and Michael Jacobides) offer their insights on what lies ahead for 2011

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Podcast 7: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on the importance of governments working together on regulation

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange says that "global financial regulation is around the corner"

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Podcast 6: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on "learn as you go" regulation

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange warns of the dangers of "learn as you go regulation"

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Podcast 5: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on avoiding the next bubble

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange says that conditions that could lead to the creation of a new bubble are visible

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Podcast 4: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on compensation

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange explores some of the key issues around compensation in the banking sector

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Podcast 3: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on consistency in regulation

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange describes why consistency in regulation is so important

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Podcast 2: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on the integration of regulatory systems

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange describes the movement towards a more integrated regulatory system

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Podcast 1: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, on the role of central banks

At London Business School's Up Close speaker event in February 2010, Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange discusses the importance of an enhanced role for central banks

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Why the credit crunch took hold

Richard Portes, Professor of Economics, talks about why the credit crunch took hold and what the authorities should do to avoid a repeat of the crisis.

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International finance

Richard Portes, Professor of Economics, talks about London's importance as global connection capital and as a centre for coordinating a wide area of research

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Prediction markets

Marco Ottaviani, Professor of Economics, talks about prediction markets - a subject currently in the spotlight as a growing number of companies, including Google, are using this method to derive information for their corporate decision making.

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The Chinese economy

Linda Yueh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, talks about the state of the Chinese Economy and the problems China's steady rise presents for other developing countries.

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Macroeconomics

Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, examines the US current account deficit.