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.

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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.
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Oct. 19 2011 3:45 PMA Shot of MoneyShould regulators require banks to hold more capital to insure against another crisis?
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June 24 2011 7:10 AMBigger, Safer, More RegulatedWhat the U.S. financial industry could learn from Chinese banks—and Chinese banking regulators.
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Dec. 26 2010 1:06 AMNaive, but Not CorruptFiguring out how much to blame financial regulators for the financial crisis.
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April 29 2012 6:30 AMProtectionism Is on the RiseThe financial markets and commercial banking are both undergoing deglobalization. That’s bad.
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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.
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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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