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Discussion Board n°7, 22/07/20

“While trade tensions grow, WTO predicts a sharp fall in world trade for 2020 and 2021, with strong impacts on developing countries. For decades there used to be an intellectual and political consensus that free-trade contributes to growth and development of all involved. This consensus seems to belong to the past. What kind of international trade, and trade governance, does the world need?”

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Discussion Board n°6, 26/06/20

“Staggering amounts of money start pouring on Western economies in order to keep the economic machine working and to avoid massive social shocks and unrests. How will this effort be financed? First step is clear: public bodies will issue debt and borrow on the markets, while central banks will pump liquidity to make the deals easier. The second step is less clear: what should the governments do to allocate these massive amounts: give away by distributing to the affected households or enterprises (helicopter money); lend them and ultimately either enforce the service and reimbursement conditions or cancel the debt; or should they provide equity to enterprises as would do an equity (sovereign?) fund, and expect future dividends – and for the big enterprises the stock price hikes – to cover, in due time, the incurred expenses?”

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Discussion Board n°4, 26/05/20

In pandemic times the world operates thanks to GAFAs and telecoms. These giant enterprises are becoming every day more clearly the backbone of our economic, social, and political lives, which makes them players of systemic and global importance. How will/should evolve their future regulation at national and global levels? What are the rationales behind? 

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Finance & Bien Commun / Common Good N°46 & 47

Ethics & Trust in Finance – Global Prize

7th Edition 2018 / 2019

Nominated Essays

Getting out of our silos / Sortir de nos silos

 

To download the review

 

Preface

Angel Gurría

 

Editorial: Getting out of our silos / Sortir de nos silos

Josina Kamerling, Paul H. Dembinski

 

Values and Principles of the Jury

Global Jury : Seventh Edtion 2018/2019

 

Part I : Ethics in the Fintech Era

 

Part II : Beyond compliance

 

Part III : Can/should ethics be monitored ?

 

Part IV : Ethical dilemmas