Rural resilience rests on a green recovery

The coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves across the world's economy, and policymakers have so far responded with a focus on financial stability. But food system experts fear this will keep rural communities on a 'business-as-usual' ...

Leading through COVID: Helping the hardest hit

Even when the economy was roaring along, far too many Americans lacked the savings and support to respond to an unexpected loss of income. The COVID-19 crisis has thrown that fragility into stark relief. We talked with Andrea ...

Financial therapy can aid well-being, stability

Financial therapy—a relatively new field that combines the emotional support of a marriage counselor with the money mindset of a financial planner—could help couples navigate disagreements, money concerns and financial ...

Too many bank mergers can hurt small businesses

Banks in the United States have been merging at a rapid pace in recent years, with regulators speeding up the approval process and making few or no denials.

Cryptocurrencies need close scrutiny, monitor warns

An international financial monitor warned world leaders Tuesday that wider use by retail shoppers of cryptocurrencies like Libra, unveiled last week by Facebook, would need "close scrutiny" by regulators.

Research explores how corporate law undermines financial stability

With the effects of the 2007 credit crunch still being felt around the world, a new book by Dr Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor in the University of Warwick's School of Law, explores whether traditional models of corporate ...

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