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A dysfunctional financial sector led us to the brink of disaster in 2008, and yet bank reforms aren’t going far enough to tackle the root causes of the economic crisis. Our four big banks remain too big to fail, and continue to engage in the risky and unproductive activities that caused the crash. We need to establish a more stable, sustainable and socially useful banking system.

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Blog post // June 8, 2015

Weekly Economics Podcast: the RBS fire sale

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Blog post // June 3, 2015

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Publication // June 2, 2015

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Publication // February 25, 2015

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