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Article/Blog Series: Finance and the Common Good

Series: Finance and the Common Good

On the Economic Trinity (Plus an Agenda of Renewal for the Finance Sector)

Part 5 of 4 in series "Finance and the Common Good"

According to Govert Buijs “we have come to misunderstand transactions as simple, one-dimensional operations. In this way we have forgotten what it takes for a market to work well.” Chapter 6 of the book Finance and the Common Good (2019, Amsterdam University Press).

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Finance, State, Society – The Socires Approach

Part 4 of 4 in series "Finance and the Common Good"

Jos van Gennip argues that we should “translate the complex causes of the 2008 banking crisis into consequences for all parties involved: the financial sector, the state, and society as a whole.” The first chapter of the book Finance and the Common Good (2019, Amsterdam University Press).

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Money, Value, Finance and the Common Good

Part 3 of 4 in series "Finance and the Common Good"

Kees Buitendijk and Cor van Beuningen, editors to the book Finance and the Common Good (2019, Amsterdam University Press), believe that “it makes no sense to demand change only from the financial sector, as some have falsely done.” This is the start of the introduction to the book.

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Moral Markets Visits….. Book presentation “Finance and the Common Good”

Part 1 of 4 in series "Finance and the Common Good"

Discussions on bankers’ financial rewards, the regulation of banks’ buffers, and fraudulous practices have been ongoing ever since the onset of the financial crisis of 2008. A common thread in this debate is that the financial sector seems/is detached from society’s concerns. This is exactly the topic of the book “Finance and The Common Good” (Amsterdam University Press). On July 3rd the book was presented to Kees van Dijkhuizen, CEO of ABN AMRO bank, an event visited by some 60 participants.

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