Tag: Corruption

Recent Read: “The Cost of Political Connections”

I recently came across an interesting paper in the Review of Finance by Marianne Bertrand, Francis Kramarz, Antoinette Schoar and David Thesmar that explores the connections between CEOs and politicians in France. Though the analysis is […]

Wharton: “Why Corrupt Executives Are Rarely Prosecuted”

Don’t miss a great Knowledge@Wharton interview with Jesse Eisinger on his new book, The Chickenshit Club. Some highlights: Jesse Eisinger: The Justice Department has lost the will and ability to prosecute […]

An Hour With A CEO? Sure. Amex or Visa?

As if the financial service world did not have enough dirty laundry, the FT recently put some more rags in the basket. A piece today by Steve Johnson notes that […]