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Between debt and the devil: money, credit, and fixing global finance by Adair Turner.

Overview: Adair Turner became chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight about what really caused the crisis. It didn’t happen because banks are too big to fail—our …
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2016: An OECD Scoreboard

Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2016: An OECD Scoreboard underlines that SMEs remain over-reliant on bank financing and points out the need for a diversification of financing sources and instruments. The Scoreboard provides comprehensive data on debt, equity, asset-based finance, solvency and the framework conditions for SMEs and entrepreneurs, along with an overview of policy measures …
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All You Need to Know About the Global Investment Banking & Brokerage

MarketLine has just published the report “Global Investment Banking & Brokerage”, which provides data on the global market’s size, value and volume between 2010 and 2014, as well as forecasts to 2019. The report includes size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic forecasts. The profile also …
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Eye on Greece

Syriza’s left-wing opposition party victory has raised fears about Greece’s future in the euro. But what are the odds of Greece leaving, and the consequences if they do? Bruegel, the Brussels-based think tank, under the title “Eye on Greece” offers the latest contributions Bruegel has produced to foster debate and provide policy recommendations on Greece. …
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World Bank International Debt Statistics Released

The World Bank has just released the 2014 edition of the “International Debt Statistics”, successor to Global Development Finance and World Debt Tables. It focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies. The report includes more than 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2012 …
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2012: An OECD Scoreboard

Access to finance represents one of the most significant challenges for entrepreneurs and for the creation, survival and growth of small businesses. As governments address this challenge, they are running up against a major and longstanding obstacle to policy making: insufficient evidence and data. Better data is needed to understand the financing needs of SMEs …
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Retail banking in CEE – Debt collection in times of crisis

A new study by the European Financial Marketing Association (Efma) and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants entitled “Retail Banking in CEE – Debt Collection in Times of Crisis” reveals key findings and areas for improvement in debt collection practices across Europe. The report contains an overview of the recent developments and outlooks in the retail credit …
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