THE FUTURE OF FINANCE

Welcome to “The Future of Finance.” Here we grapple with the critical challenges we face as we seek to transform our economy and our financial system in ways that bring into being a more just society and a truly sustainable way of living on this earth.

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What Too Big To Fail Means in the World of Cooperative Banking

A research report by The European Association of Cooperative Banks, “European and Cooperative Banks in the Financial and Economic Turmoil:...

Papers & Events: What Too Big To Fail Means in the World of Cooperative Banking

December 22, 2009

A research report by The European Association of Cooperative Banks, “European and Cooperative Banks in the Financial and Economic Turmoil:...

Guest Post: British Banks Profited From £46 Billion ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Subsidy in 2010

September 12, 2011

As the Vickers Commission prepares to launch their final report on Monday 12 September 2011, analysis by NEF quantifies the ‘too-big-too-fail’ subsidy...

Harvard and Brown Fail Moral Leadership Exam

November 19, 2013

At a time when institutions of business and government continue to fail society, two of our leading academic institutions missed...

Brexit: Ignorance Calls Out Ignorance

July 12, 2016

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t...

MONEYBALL: Reinventing the Game of Capitalism Using a New Scientific Model

November 21, 2014

We are pleased to introduce this week’s guest blogger, Dr. Sally Goerner,...

Financial Reform

Capital Institute’s founder and president John Fullerton writes about the need for transformation, not mere reform, of our flawed financial...

Commodities are Different (In a “Full World”): Part 3

August 5, 2013

(This post is the third in an occasional series on why stronger oversight of commodity markets must be a public policy priority.)...

What JPMorgan’s Recently Released Internal Reports Unintentionally Say

February 4, 2013

After apologizing at Davos – but only to his shareholders – according to William Cohan on the Bloomberg View, the...

Global Financial Crisis: How Many Wake-Up Calls Do We Need?

June 25, 2012

This post was cross-posted from Responsible-Investor.com. There is an old Arab saying which goes something like this: if your tent in...

10 Questions JPMorgan’s Board of Directors Should be Asking

May 14, 2012

Much has been written about the trading—not hedging—debacle at JPMorgan. Jamie Dimon’s mea culpa is intended to head off deeper...

Why We Need an Independent Infrastructure Bank

September 25, 2011

Banking used to be a profession, not just a business.  That profession is vital to the real economy, and essential...