The financial development of London

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Economic history
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London, Corporation of London, financial development

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Lessons from the Irish Banking Crisis

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Economic history Europe's nations and regions Financial regulation and banking International finance Monetary policy Politics and economics
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Ireland, Banking crisis, global crisis debate, public finance crisis

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The death of banks?

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Competition policy Financial markets Financial regulation and banking Frontiers of economic research
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FinTech, Big Tech, banking, data rights

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Does foreign investment create green growth?

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Development Energy Environment
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energy, FDI, energy efficiency, Indonesia, technology transfer, climate change, environment, multinationals, emissions

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The economic history of World War II

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World War II, Inequality, famine, public finance

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Africa's lands of opportunity

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Development Education Poverty and income inequality
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Intergenerational Mobility, income inequality, parents, children

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The future of digital money: A new Vox debate

Stephen Cecchetti, Antonio Fatás 29 August 2019

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New financial technologies are creating opportunities that could have far-reaching consequences (Casey et al. 2018). In the decade since Bitcoin launched, there has been an explosion of cryptocurrencies based on distributed ledger technology.1 In the eyes of their proponents, there could come a day when these decentralised forms of money will challenge the current dominance of traditional currencies issued by central banks.

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Topics:  Financial regulation and banking Monetary policy

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Could a $15 minimum wage save lives?

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Health economics Poverty and income inequality
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suicide, deaths of despair, minimum wage, US, Poverty

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Investing in Brexit

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EU policies Europe's nations and regions International trade Politics and economics
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Brexit, UK, EU, investment, Global Britain

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Social media polarization

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Politics and economics
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Social Media, echo chamber, polarisation

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