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News and Research Highlights

'No Deal' Brexit How Bad is it Likely to Be?

Michael Nower is a 3rd year PhD Candidate at the Centre for Banking, Institutions and Development and supervised by Dr Anamaria Nicolae at Durham University Business School and below, he shares findings from his research on the possible impact of a 'No Deal' Brexit:

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UK average wage to drop by almost 10% in a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

The UK average real wage is set to drop by up to 9.6% in the short-run and 5.2% in the long-run in the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, according to new research from Durham University Business School.

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SHIFT 3rd Meeting in Warsaw, Poland

The SHIFT (Strengthen Higher-education through Innovative Financial Tools) project consortium met for the third transnational project meeting on 10 September in Warsaw, Poland. The project aims to develop a funding model that pools investments from both the public and private sectors, manages the finances to generate revenues to be redistributed to HE students in the form of grants and/or soft loans, while also providing HE students with financial knowledge and money management skills.

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CBID in Milan for 2nd Transnational Project Meeting of SHIFT, an Erasmus+ Project

CBID researchers participated in the 2nd Transnational Project Meeting of SHIFT (Strengthen Higher-education through Innovative Financial Tools) in Milan, Italy on April 27th. The Project is funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education.

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Marco Migueis of the Federal Reserve System visits the Business School

Marco Migueis, Principal Economist on the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors, visited the Centre for Banking, Institutions and Development (CBID)on 20-22 February 2018 to meet with staff and students, and held a seminar on operational risk capital.

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SHIFT survey is now open!

As part of the SHIFT research programme for the UK, we want to capture your experience. Participate in this short anonymous survey and equip SHIFT to develop tools that will make a difference to Higher Education.

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Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Features CBID Research

GARP recently featured CBID’s ongoing research into Risk Accounting, an alternative risk quantification and reporting technique that is aimed at resolving the long-standing issue of how to identify, quantify, aggregate and report the diverse financial and operational risks created and accepted by banks.

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Expert comment

CBID member Professor Kevin Dowd was interviewed on RT News about the Treasury's bleak Brexit predictions, and commented in The Times on 'Brexit and the future of farming and food.'

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CBID research features in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

The research aims to identify the channel through which CEO duality affects firm value and provides an explanation as to why there is no consensus in practice among corporations for implementing a non-dual leadership structure.

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Research into tackling food and fuel crisis in County Durham

CBID has embarked on a new research collaboration with Durham Christian Partnership (DCP) to analyse the links between food and energy poverty in the region.

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School’s banking research group pioneers financial literacy initiatives in Cyprus

Professor Dennis Philip and Professor Panayiotis Andreou organised the Economic and Social Policy Forum on “Financial Illiteracy” at the Central Bank of Cyprus in collaboration with Cyprus University of Technology. The event was sponsored and supported by the Central Bank of Cyprus and the Cooperative Central Bank.

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School partnership with NISM to improve financial literacy in India

The project will provide the first in-depth analysis of financial literacy to develop an understanding across India within varied socio-economic groupings and how financial education can be provided to improve the problems associated with financial exclusion.

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2016 ProShare Annual Conference

Professor Pendleton presented the results of research on the relationship between savings and employee share ownership schemes at the ProShare Annual Conference.

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Possibility for a ‘safe and sound and free’ banking system?

Report by Kevin Dowd reveals the “fatal flaws” in the Bank of England’s annual stress tests of UK’s banks’ financial resilience.

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CBID hosts Central Bankers' Forum

On 10 February 2016 the group hosted the CBID Central Bankers' Forum, with speakers from the Central Bank of Ireland, the Deutsche Bundesbank and the Bank of England. A key focus of the forum was bank regulation pre- and post-financial crisis.

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Stock market literacy, trust, and participation

This study looks at why some households invest in stocks and shares while others do not? Possible theories explaining non-participation include levels of optimism, the IQ of the investors (or non-investors), their political leanings and level of education.

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Is India Shining?

Economic development in India is proceeding apace, but does such rapid development produce a growing disparity between rich and poor areas in the country.

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