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Economical with the truth

Behavioural scientist Laura Smart looks at three ways behavioural science can help to spot a misleading advert.
Economical with the truth

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We carry out a lot of research to help financial markets work effectively, learn more about why we share some of this insight across these pages


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New evidence on liquidity in UK corporate bond markets

Liquidity in the UK corporate bond market has declined recently but still seems relatively healthy.

Creating and sustaining cultures of compliance

Understanding the social and psychological influences on decision making is important to improving regulatory compliance.


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New thinking in regulatory economics

FCA chief economist Peter Andrews looks at how hard it is to understand human decision making.

Shadow banking - the potential risks and rewards

FCA chief economist Peter Andrews discusses shadow banking and its potential welfare gains for society.


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Understanding market effectiveness

Leading economists discuss market effectiveness and the role of regulators in promoting efficiency.

Price discrimination

Peter Andrews
Peter Andrews, our former chief economist, provides an overview of the economics behind price discrimination.