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The most current articles and announcements related to the FMG, its staff and its associates are posted here.

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Blog post, July 2016:

Is Europe spending too much?

With a loose monetary policy, public sectors have little incentive to modernise, argues the FMG's Simeon Djankov in the LSE Business Review.

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Media articles by FMG staff   

Heading for a fall? With summer over, Europe must face up to its mounting crises, September 2016

Right now, Europe has more problems on its hands than at any time in recent memory. FMG's Simeon Djankov examines Europe's prospects in the light of the Brexit vote, the migration crisis, and discontent among remaining EU member states.

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Professor Charles Goodhart

In the news 

How to Fix Wall Street’s Flawed System of Compensation

New York Times, July 2016

The New York Times reports on a speech by Professor Charles Goodhart, who argues that transformation of the old partnership culture into a bonus culture where bankers, traders and executives have minimal accountability, has resulted in a marked increase in the frequency and intensity of financial crises. Read more.