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Indicators, indexes and rankings: when numbers challenge legal analysis by David Restrepo-Amariles ©Fotolia

The legal field has experienced rapid increases in the use of indicators, which give quantitative measures of aspects such as the extent of the rule of law. A new paper takes a closer look at why and how these legal metrics have emerged and what it means for governance.

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As big corporations aim to reap the benefits of nimble, innovative startups, corporate venture (...)

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Financial Markets16 September 2015

The Role of Speed in Today's Financial Markets

IT-assisted information analysis has led to a dramatic increase in the speed and number of trade (...)

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Financial Institutions2 September 2015

Sovereign wealth funds: the struggle for accountability

Sovereign wealth funds have become some of the largest and most visible investors in international (...)

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David Thesmar, Augustin Landier and Philippe Kruger studied various approaches to evaluating (...)

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Performance Management5 March 2015

Buyouts: when ownership by private equity firms matters

Buyouts of various types of businesses by private equity (PE) firms have grown tremendously over (...)

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In a paper that focuses on trade agents’ beliefs about potential market transactions, Itzhak Gilboa (...)

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Performance Management2 February 2015

How to abandon budgets for the good of the company

Putting a stop to budgeting is a radical notion in the business world, yet some prominent companies (...)

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