Why Is Finance So Big?

Why Is Finance So Big? Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:29 PM PST By James Kwak This is a chart from ?The Quiet Coup,? an article that we wrote for The Atlantic three years ago next month. Many people have noted that the financial sector has been getting bigger over the …

Haldane/Madouros: What is the Contribution of the Financial Sector?

Haldane/Madouros: What is the Contribution of the Financial Sector? Posted: 22 Nov 2011 06:20 AM PST Yves here. Andrew Haldane is the most important thinker, bar none, on the financial services industry today. This piece by Haldane and Vasileios Madouros, a fellow member of the Financial Stability team at the …