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Why Was the Sovereign Debt Crisis in Europe So Severe?

Acharya, Viral V.; Eisert, Tim; Eufinger, Christian; Hirsch, Christian

Why did billions in investment, sales and so many jobs disappear during the European sovereign debt crisis? The Eurozone credit crunch deserves about half of the blame, which is a lot, according to research by IESE's Christian Eufinger and co-authors. They find two significant factors that helped cause the crunch and offer advice to free up the lending supply next time.

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Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Yan, S.; Ferraro, Fabrizio; Almandoz, John
If social responsibility is about putting the common good first and successful investing is about maximizing profits, where does that leave the growing realm of socially responsible investing? Under what conditions does it thrive? A study of 19 countries shines a light on the paradoxical logics at play.
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Müller-Trede, Johannes; Sher, Shlomi; McKenzie, Craig R. M.
Whether or not you go out on a limb may depend on how the numbers are presented. IESE's Johannes Müller-Trede investigates the difference between a percentage and a numerical value in shaping risk attitudes -- and offers up some practical applications.
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