President of Iceland Ólafur Grímsson: The Will of the People Must Rule the Day

Well Iceland was, in the years that led up to the financial crisis, like every country in Europe and the United States, part of this policy transformation where the financial sector was deregulated, where the freedom of financial capital was increased, where there was a different form of regulations and structures that had prevailed before. […]

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Student debt: An American horror story | Michael Hobbes

Well, there’s a couple reasons why college has gotten so expensive. First of all is: states are cutting higher education funding. Second thing is: supply and demand. What we have is a crisis where to get onto the job ladder, the few decent jobs left—that have healthcare, that have security, that have a pension—they all […]

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Money & Debt Markets: Concepts, Instruments, Risks and Derivatives | IIMBx on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] PC NARAYAN: Interest rates and inflation together are perhaps the most significant macroeconomic variables that impact global financial markets, particularly money and debt markets. More so, given the free flow of capital across countries and the consequential emergence of globally interconnected financial systems. As a result, managing price volatility and interest rate risks […]

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