Dr Vincenzo Bavoso, a legal researcher on Work Package 2 of the Tipping Points project on financial crises, gives a talk at the Sustainable Companies Project conference held at the University of Oslo, Norway: ‘Sustainable companies through enlightened boards: combining private and public interest in the decision-making of large public firms’.
This conference from the Tipping Points project focuses on modelling of social problems and health. Researchers will present and discuss health problems of concern within society together with mathematical and statistical models, which may be useful predictive tools for deriving strategies that practitioners may use. Emphasis of the workshop will be placed on actual health […]
In his keynote speech at the Tipping Points conference, on 2-3 July 2012, Professor Eric Abrahamson of the Columbia Business School discussed what he refers to as ‘the dubious market for shady business techniques’. The talk was largely a critique of the process by which different ideas that purport to ‘revolutionise’ business practice have replaced […]
The screening of Inside Job in Durham, UK hosted by Tipping Points was a success for a number of reasons. First, it should be stated that this film has had a fairly limited world release, so having it in a small town like Durham in an 84-seat capacity cinema, it’s no surprise that it generated […]
This is Part 2 of the ‘Banking crises and legislation’ podcast with UK financial historian Prof Ranald Michie and legal expert Dr Folarin Akinbami. Both researchers are part of ‘Financial Crisis in the Banking Sector: Present and Past’, that looks at recent historical banking crises in the UK. In this part of the podcast, Folarin […]
In this podcast from Tipping Points, Financial Crisis in the Banking Centre: Past and Present, I spoke with Prof Ranald Michie and Dr Folarin Akinbami about the effects of laws on banking in the US and UK. The repeal of the Glass–Steagall Act in the US in particular has resulted in large controversy amongst economists […]