Financial Services

Fortune -
April 10, 2014
Writing in Fortune, a finance professor proposes a tax reform to reduce bank leverage and lower the risk of a financial crisis.
U.S. Treasury Building
December 12, 2013
New research from Stanford suggests stricter capital regulation is needed to prevent another financial crisis.
A towering building
October 29, 2013
A finance professor says big banks need tougher capital regulations — for our sake, and for theirs.
The New York Times -
September 6, 2013
Writing in the New York Times, the finance professor says five years after Lehman Brothers' collapse, the global financial system is still no safer.
Wall Street sign
May 13, 2013
A Stanford theoretician of financial risk looks at how to fix the "pipes and valves" of modern finance.
A trader reacts on the IG Group
March 19, 2013
Two scholars explain what could happen next in Nicosia — and the rest of Europe.

Elizabeth Blankespoor, Stanford GSB's assistant professor of accounting
February 20, 2013
New research finds support for valuing bank securities at current market value.
January 30, 2013
Research on derivatives concludes they can add to a company’s leverage and market value.
Anat Admati, professor, Stanford GSB
January 28, 2013
How, and why, Stanford's Anat Admati took on the banking system.
Project Syndicate -
January 17, 2013
Anat Admati discusses why the global financial system remains "distorted and dangerous."
Wall Street sign
May 13, 2013
A Stanford theoretician of financial risk looks at how to fix the "pipes and valves" of modern finance.
A trader reacts on the IG Group
March 19, 2013
Two scholars explain what could happen next in Nicosia — and the rest of Europe.

Men yelling in protest.
October 9, 2012
An economist shows how financial innovation can help reduce ethnic violence.
photo of Middle East entrepreneurs
May 14, 2012
Gayle Lemmon discusses how entrepreneurs conduct business in some of the world’s most difficult and dangerous environments.
image of child in a classroom
May 9, 2012
How Scholarship Can Help Alleviate Extreme Poverty
Robert Joss photo
April 16, 2012
In March, Robert L. Joss became the 42nd recipient of the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award conferred by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association. The distinction recognizes major changes during his 10 years as dean, including increased collaboration with other schools at Stanford, construction of a new business school complex, and a retooled MBA curriculum.
Ed Lazear photo
April 4, 2012
Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Edward P. Lazear puts today's economic recovery in historical context.
Anat Admati photo
February 14, 2012
A research paper coauthored by finance faculty member Anat Admati has been recognized by the Financial Times and International Centre for Financial Regulation (ICFR) in their jointly-sponsored third annual essay contest on financial regulation.
Darrell Duffie
February 10, 2012
Europe’s banks also need to shore up their capital, not just borrow liquidity, say three experts on international finance.
January 24, 2012
A 2005 Stanford MBA says that mobile technology devices are revolutionizing banking and other services in Africa, similar to the way computers revolutionized industrialized countries.
U.S. Treasury Building
December 12, 2013
New research from Stanford suggests stricter capital regulation is needed to prevent another financial crisis.
A towering building
October 29, 2013
A finance professor says big banks need tougher capital regulations — for our sake, and for theirs.
Elizabeth Blankespoor, Stanford GSB's assistant professor of accounting
February 20, 2013
New research finds support for valuing bank securities at current market value.
January 30, 2013
Research on derivatives concludes they can add to a company’s leverage and market value.
Anat Admati, professor, Stanford GSB
January 28, 2013
How, and why, Stanford's Anat Admati took on the banking system.
Guy accessing information
September 20, 2012
New research by Ilan Guttman explores how information disclosure can affect financial panics.
Angel statue
August 17, 2012
New research indicates it is even higher than you might think.
photo of passerby in front of wells fargo branch
July 9, 2012
Research shows that the little word 'we' can make a big difference in attitudes toward brands.
photo of euro coins
May 18, 2012
A Stanford research team proposes changes to credit default swaps to lower the risks of sovereign default.
Image of stock trader
May 14, 2012
Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.