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Japan is all too often portrayed as being different from other countries. Not just distinctive in the obvious sense that every country has its own national peculiarities. Instead, somehow unique in a way that makes it stand out from every other country.
Timothée Jaulin (Amundi), Matthew Edwards (Willis Towers Watson), Alex Edmans (London Business School), and Fiona Stewart (World Bank) among other speakers
Tina Fordham (Avonhurst), Elizabeth Corley (Impact Investing Institute), Amin Rajan (CREATE-Research), and Marg Franklin (CFA) among other speakers
- Special Report
Pension provision is likely to take a hit in 2021 as the pandemic-related crises lead to rising unemployment and greater job insecurity
- Opinion Pieces
For understandable reasons it has become commonplace to talk about the immense damage done by COVID-19. This probably makes sense as a kind of shorthand. However, careful reflection on the painful experience of recent months should show it is a one-sided way of understanding the pandemic’s devastating impact.
In the quaint English game of cricket, there exists a concept that provides a good metaphor for the predicament facing the world in 2020.
- Opinion Pieces
One of the most striking features of the discussion of what could be called the Corona crisis – the economic and financial crisis associated with the COVID-19 pandemic – is its pervasive intellectual laziness. Far too few commentators are trying to grapple with its unique features.
The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic poses many difficult questions for investors. Pension funds will probably have to reconsider many long-standing assumptions. These are some of the most intractable.