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Past LectureWhy do people play the Lottery? Make up your mind!
It has often been said that greed and fear drive the markets. This lecture explored behavioural finance, including how human choices can have adverse economic effects, why bubbles grow and how the Nobel prize-winning Prospect Theory can help you ...Read More
Past LectureWhat the Dickens? The City's Great Financial Scandals, Past and Future
The litany of great financial scandals is long, and sadly unending. Dickens himself covers scandals we would recognise today in Little Dorrit and Nicholas Nickleby. Beyond Dickens, the South Sea Bubble (of course), railway ...Read More
Past LectureWhat Makes A Successful Global Financial Centre?
Financial centres have existed since antiquity, from the legendary entrepôts of Babylon, Samarkand, Constantinople, Marrakech or Timbuktu through to London and New York City vying for today's top spot. But competition is hot. ...Read More
Past LectureWhat makes a Good Auditor? 'Trust me! I'm an auditor!' Contradictions in Auditing, Governance and Trust? - Panel Discussion
This part of the symposium includes the following panel discussion: Trust me! I'm an auditor! Contradictions in Auditing, Governance and Trust? What are the drivers of auditing as a tool for conveying trust? What role does the ...Read More
Past LectureWhat I Like about this country is that it has a nice level of corruption!
Allen & Overy Lecture Deep economic truths from the mouths of Washington DC taxi drivers. Trust is crucial to markets, never more so than in situations where corruption rules. In some places it's so bad that '...Read More
Past LectureVision and Values in a Volatile World: Lecture One
We live in volatile times, as the Arab Spring and August riots have demonstrated. Professor Costa outlines an ethics of business best suited to dealing with this situation, an approach based on a morality of visions and values. ...Read More
Past LectureToo unimportant to fail? Innovation and competitive selection in markets
Where are the sources of innovation? How much fat do we need in the system? What kills new businesses? Why do we have so many lawyers? How are firms evolving in the 21st century? These questions are linked. This ...Read More
Past LectureThe Study of Money May Be The Root Of Much Madness - The Fragile Foundations Underneath Economics
Alderman Professor Mainelli introduces the 2015 Long Finance Spring Conference.Read More