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The Pamphleteers

  • Trust and Markets – The SubPrime WhoDunnit Solved?

    Pamphleteers regular Con Keating has kindly agreed to allow us to post this previously unpublished paper which, although it was written by him and Barry Marshall a decade ago, sadly, still remains relevant today. Ed.

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  • The Design And Operation Of Collective Defined Contribution Pensions

    This article is a companion to my formal submission to the Parliamentary Work and Pensions Committee’s Inquiry into Collective Defined Contribution pensions. It deals with some of the more important technical aspects of these arrangements, and may be regarded as completing that

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  • Brexit at Tiffany's

    Shortly after the referendum result I was involved in a number of scenario workshops to understand how the vote might turn into new directions

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Zaroo.com is one of our most exciting new clients in what has been an incredibly good start to the 00’s (naughties). Zaroo is a well-funded internet startup with the objective of becoming the site of choice for 14 to 24 year olds. Zaroo came to Z/Yen for help with one of the most adventurous aspects of its site, a true-to-life investment game which Zaroo members can begin playing for fun and end playing for real. Z/Yen’s contract includes the development of this large-scale game, given our financial, computing, modeling and games experience. Z/Yen has been working on the project for less than two weeks, yet already we have advanced rapidly on the design of the game and are helping to accelerate Zaroo through introductions to prospective partners. We look forward to a global launch in the late Spring/early Summer. As they say, Doo Yoo Zaroo?