June 9, 2021
Large companies issuing green bonds may have more to do with interest rates than altruism.
April 26, 2021
Corporate bond markets have proven remarkably resilient during the pandemic—and companies with strong credit are poised to benefit.
April 23, 2021
The case for why central banks and policymakers must jump in the race now or risk getting left behind.
April 1, 2021
A federal initiative in Mexico had huge spillover effects.
Pierre Bachas, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins and Enrique Seira
March 25, 2021
These ratings are proliferating. Now there may be a better way to assess them.
George Serafeim and Aaron Yoon
February 17, 2021
It’s no longer a niche investment strategy—and it has the potential to deliver strong returns.
Ravi Jagannathan, David Chen, Brian Bruce and Lloyd Kurtz
February 1, 2021
New research suggests that regulators should instead focus on broader investor access to information.
Nicolas Crouzet, Ian Dew-Becker and Charles Nathanson
January 29, 2021
A conversation with a prominent short seller about the possible consequences of a wild week on Wall Street.
Scott Fearon and Robert Korajczyk
January 5, 2021
Even with vaccine rollouts and a new stimulus bill, the U.S. economy faces a daunting challenge.
December 4, 2020
Previous efforts to provide farmers with guidance fell short. But this venture went further.
Apoorv Gupta, Jacopo Ponticelli and Andrea Tesei
December 1, 2020
New research casts doubt on whether these incentives actually spur innovation and economic growth.
Matthew Dennes, Sabrina Howell, Filippo Mezzanotti, XinXin Wang and Ting Xu
October 30, 2020
With demand still down and debts mounting, the industry looks ahead.
October 5, 2020
As the pandemic continues to upend how we live, work, and play, the future of residential and commercial markets remains very much in flux.
October 2, 2020
Here’s why they’re at it again.
September 2, 2020
To fund pandemic-related spending, governments around the world will need to take on more debt. If they can.
July 20, 2020
Black-Owned Businesses Often Struggle to Access Capital. Here’s How Financial Institutions Can Change That.
Banks and investors need to redefine creditworthiness, diversify their boards, and think more about social returns.
June 24, 2020
The key? Don’t tap your best collateral in good times.
May 5, 2020
A new study shows how highly leveraged companies have less flexibility to innovate in a downturn.
Benjamin Friedrich and Michał Zator
May 5, 2020
Real-time data pinpoints what we’re buying, and who’s spending the fastest.
Scott R. Baker, R Farrokhnia, Steffen Meyer, Michaela Pagel and Constantine Yannelis
April 30, 2020
There will be more buyout opportunities, but fewer on-site visits will make due diligence more difficult.
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