What constitutes a first class pension system? Adopting a global perspective of what defines a good retirement outcome.

This paper takes a comprehensive look at pension systems worldwide and the factors which contribute to that all-important holy grail: generating a comfortable retirement for savers.

Updated: 04/04/2017
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Why is it cheaper to trade debt with a shorter maturity?

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.

This research models the debt maturity choice of firms in the presence of fixed issuance costs in the primary market and searches frictions in the secondary market for debt.

Updated: 07/10/2016
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Using behavioural interventions to address the inadequacy of retirement provision in the UK

Presenting three thought papers which consider how behavioural impediments to informed decision making regarding pension investments can be overcome.

Updated: 17/03/2017
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Adjusting exchange rates affects currency value, Cass research finds

Author(s):

Lukas Menkhoff

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

New research finds that newly proposed currency valuation metrics display strong predictive power for exchange rates, offering valuable insight for global policymakers and investors alike.

Updated: 20/09/2016
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Liquid Consumption - why the consumer increasingly prefers access to goods and services over ownership

Author(s):

Fleura Bardhi

 et al.

The 'sharing economy' indicates the increasing importance to consumers of flexible access to goods and services. This paper presents the concept of liquid consumption to explain this shift away from ownership, and suggests how firms can capitalise on it.

Updated: 04/04/2017
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Views: 1,067

Why Active Managers are well placed to take advantage of social, economic, and political regime change in 2017

Author(s):

Chris Wagstaff

Topic:
Finance

The increases in volatility and lower stock correlations likely to result from political and economic upheaval could provide precisely the environment in which skilled stock pickers can thrive.

Updated: 09/03/2017
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Views: 1,039

"Transforming everything...." - Cass Business School hosts Digital Consumption Symposium

The inaugural Digital Consumption Symposium was held at Cass Business School on 21st October 2016.

Updated: 04/04/2017
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