Optimal capital allocation principles

This paper develops a unifying framework for allocating the aggregate capital of a financial firm to its business units.

Updated: 06/03/2012
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Views: 15,869

What is the role of the corporate leader in the innovation process post-financial crisis?

A joint project between Cass and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).

Updated: 01/03/2014
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Views: 10,478

Responding to the millennial generation

Author(s):

Martin Rich

 et al.

This paper highlights the behavioural and mind-set difference between the Millennial generation and previous generations of employees.

Updated: 28/10/2011
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Views: 4,090

Cass Ethics with professor Steven Haberman: ethics and insurance

Author(s):

Steven Haberman

 et al.

Steven Haberman, Professor of Actuarial Science and Director and Deputy Dean at Cass, discusses the bankruptcy of Equitable Life 10 years on, what has changed in the Insurance business and the challenges still faced by the industry.

Updated: 20/10/2011
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Views: 6,144

“They’re not all bastards”: prospects for gender equality in the UK’s elite law firms

Whilst acknowledging that women are often confined to lower paid or marginalised positions, this paper uses qualitative data collected in five corporate law firms in the City of London to question the motives for women's disadvantage and the mechanisms by which it is achieved.

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 3,480

Unlocking the potential of the UK’s hidden Innovators

Author(s):

Julie Logan

 et al.

The study set out to investigate trigger points for innovation, how these could become more effective, and how entrepreneurial success in the UK's minority cultures and groups could be transferred more widely within these groups and to UK society as a whole.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 4,464

What behavioural finance can teach us about wholesale and retail finance markets

Author(s):

Gulnur Muradoglu

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

This roundtable discussion brought together the academic and business world to discuss current academic work in the behavioural sciences that may help us to understand (and predict) how actors operate in both wholesale and retail finance.

Updated: 24/10/2011
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Views: 3,609

Exchange rate forecasting, order flow and macroeconomic information

Author(s):

Lucio Sarno

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This paper adds to the research efforts that aim to bridge the divide between macro and micro approaches to exchange rate economics by examining the linkages between exchange rate movements, order flow and expectations of macroeconomic variables.

Updated: 27/10/2011
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Views: 3,217

Profitability, capacity, and uncertainty: a model of UK manufacturing investment

Author(s):

Giovanni Urga

 et al.

Standard models fail to explain variation in UK capital investment. This paper develops and tests a new theory based on the insights of Edmond Malinvaud, in which investment under uncertainty is adjusted to balance the cost of excess and deficient capacity.

Updated: 27/10/2011
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Views: 4,240