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Viewing Healthcare Through the Lens of Economics

Hubert Gatignon

A multidisciplinary group of experts share their insights into health economics.

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Gender Wage Gaps Close When They Are Disclosed

New evidence confirms that transparency creates a more equitable workplace – with no impact on firms’ profit.

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Finance as a Force for Good

Industry experts discuss how investors, businesses and society all benefit from sustainable finance.

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The Growing Danger of EU Disintegration

A stabilising hegemonic power or coalition is vital for the EU to survive future crises and the rise of populism.

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Should Central Banks Start Issuing Cyber-Cash?

Antonio Fatas

To move the fintech debate forward, we need to distinguish between money and payments.
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Four Strategies for Balancing Charities’ Investment Risks

Boris Liedtke & Peter Lai

Avoid, reduce, transfer and accept are bywords for a disciplined and cautious approach.

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The Five Archetypes That Define National Culture

Dissecting the values that constitute culture reveals unexpected contrasts and commonalities between nations.

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The Return of Realpolitik and the Rise of Populism

The imminent departure of Chancellor Merkel concludes a dystopian era for the European Union.
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Fact and Fantasy About Buybacks: The International Evidence

Share repurchases are good for long-term shareholder value globally.

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Charities and the Investment Risks They Face

Boris Liedtke & Peter Lai

Macroeconomic changes and fraudulent behaviour pose investment challenges.

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The Growing Menace of Non-GAAP Measures

S. David Young & H. David Sherman

Firms have become increasingly brazen in their use of alternative metrics which cast their financials in a favourable light.

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KPIs Should Never Be Tied to Compensation

S. David Young & Kevin Kaiser

Monetised indicator targets too often get in the way of value creation.
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The WTO Is Not Passé

The WTO has played a greater role in the expansion of world trade than preferential trade agreements between small groups of nations.

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Charities’ Path to Financial Longevity Begins With a Manifesto

Boris Liedtke & Peter Lai

An investment policy statement should guide the work of investment committees.

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Why Venture Capitalists Should Invest Like Poker Players

K. Hassan, C. Zeisberger

No matter your level of experience, early-stage investments are considered high-risk gambles. Why not treat them as such?
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