Prominent UK economist calls for an overhaul of banking culture

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As debt problems cripple economies around the globe, and protests about inequality sweep across developed economies, there are have been renewed calls for new economic thinking and new regulations to tame financial instability. One forthright campaigner for change in the UK in has recently paid a visit to Australia, sharing her ideas on the future of economics and banking. Sheila Dow is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling, and is an advisor on monetary policy to the UK Treasury Select Committee. She’s previously worked as an economist with the Bank of England, but now she’s calling for an overhaul in the culture of banking.

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