Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fighting for the Consumer in Financial Markets

In the 1980s and 1990s New Zealand embarked on a process of privatisation which saw many of the public’s assets being sold to private buyers. Amongst the “family silver” sold were two of New Zealand’s banks – the Bank of … Continue reading

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Capitalism, Social Protest and Changing Common Law in Lancashire, 1750-1770: An example of the “golden rule”.

The predominant economic system in the Europe of the 15th, 16th, 17th and early 18th century was that of the Mercantilist. It was generally held that the purpose of trade was to further the military strength of the nation state. … Continue reading

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