Howard Davies

Howard Davies, former chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority and former director of the London School of Economics, is the author of Banking on the Future: The Fall and Rise of Central Banking.

Project Syndicate
June 27 2013 11:24 AMCan Britain’s Banks Thrive Under Regulation?Parliament is cracking down after the Libor scandal. It’s betting that the banks will do just fine.
Project Syndicate
Oct. 19 2011 3:45 PMA Shot of MoneyShould regulators require banks to hold more capital to insure against another crisis?
Project Syndicate
June 24 2011 7:10 AMBigger, Safer, More RegulatedWhat the U.S. financial industry could learn from Chinese banks—and Chinese banking regulators.
Project Syndicate
Dec. 26 2010 1:06 AMNaive, but Not CorruptFiguring out how much to blame financial regulators for the financial crisis.
Project Syndicate
April 29 2012 6:30 AMProtectionism Is on the RiseThe financial markets and commercial banking are both undergoing deglobalization. That’s bad.
Project Syndicate
Aug. 19 2011 3:07 PMWhat's French for "Totally Screwed"?If France's economy is in trouble, then all of Europe is at risk.
Project Syndicate
April 20 2011 7:06 AMThe Failure of "Too Big To Fail"Why focus on the size of banks? Great Britain shows other ways to achieve financial reform.



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The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

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Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 4:33 PM Walmart Is Killing the Rest of Corporate America in Solar Power Adoption
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.