Finance & society
Understanding Finance #4: Bank capital – the return of the myth
A lack of bank capital was a major cause of the financial crisis, because under-capitalised banks could not absorb losses and had to be bailed out. Since then, regulators have...
Understanding Finance #3: What kind of financial markets do we need?
In this multimedia dossier you can learn what financial markets are for and how they have developed in recent decades. In the second part, we look at some of the...
Understanding Finance #2 – Financial services in TTIP?
A Beginner’s Guide to Financial Services and Trade Agreements. Click on the accordion below to read our dossier or click here to download a PDF version.