Reading List: Why I am leaving Goldman Sachs

14th March 2012

Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs

As Greg Smith resigns today as a Goldman Sachs executive director and head of the firm's United States equity derivatives business, he writes an op-ed piece explaining why "the environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it." New York Times


California's Greek Tragedy

Michael J. Boskin and John F. Cogan say no one should write off the Golden State. But it will take massive reforms to reverse its economic decline. Hoover Institution


Seven principles for better banking regulation

There's no doubt that regulators and supervisors missed the warning signs before the financial crash in 2008. With that in mind, Xavier Vives provides seven principles for better banking regulation. Vox Eu


Conservatives Know Nothing of Milton Friedman's Work

"Conservatives love Milton Friedman. But lately they've attacked Ben Bernanke for following Friedman's advice." Matthew O'Brien asks: What gives? The Atlantic


Oscar impact?

Before "The Artist" received ten Academy Award nominations, it was shown in just 662 American cinemas. But Oscar success has changed all that, and now the French silent film can currently be seen in 1,756 theatres. The Economist


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