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Speech: Shadow banking - the potential risks and rewards

FCA chief economist Peter Andrews discusses how shadow banking offers the prospect of significant welfare gains for society – if we monitor it carefully.
Speech: Shadow banking - the potential risks and rewards

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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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Beyond economics?

FCA Chief Economist Peter Andrews argues that policy makers should adopt a ‘multi-perspective’ approach.

The economic challenge of regulating the mortgage market

FCA Chief Economist, Peter Andrews, on how economics helps regulators to understand consumer decision making.


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Understanding market effectiveness

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

Promoting competition in financial markets

Senior thinkers, researchers and policy makers discuss the promotion of competition in financial services.