Research Articles

Crime and no Punishment?

Crime and No Punishment? Dealing with the New Cyber World Sir David Omand GCB is Visiting Professor in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. His posts in British government service included UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator in the Cabinet Office, Permanent Secretary of the Home Office, Director of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), […]

Crunch Time for Policymakers

Introduction As an outside observer or analyst it is easy to fall into the trap of becoming too abstract and forgetting that policies and actions are formed by individuals who are themselves influenced both by events unfolding around them and their previous experience. Equally, commentators are quick to criticise with the benefit of hindsight often […]

Beyond the Pandemic

Is Covid still a threat to growth? Introduction: In late December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. Although it took some months for the significance to be recognized this was the emergence of Covid 19 a virus which caused an economic convulsion. Entire […]

Exceptional Times

We are living through an extraordinary period that in many respects has no parallel in the history of financial markets. These are some of the striking features of current market conditions as we enter the new decade, 13 years on from the global financial crisis of 2008:

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