May 2014

In this recent article from The Edge Malaysia Dr. Lim Mah-Hui explains how unfettered capitalism can be seen to have actually worsened inequality in Asia and around the world, and discusses some of the ways that inequality can be seen in quantitative macroeconomic patterns and how these phenomena translate into economic instability and the general worsening of society.

The Edge – “Rising inequality a global challenge”

From a recent article in Oxford Analytica

“‘Shadow banking’ has expanded rapidly since the 2008-09 global financial crisis. After falling briefly in the immediate aftermath of the crisis, shadow banking assets globally rose to 71 trillion dollars by end-2012, representing half of global banking assets and 117% of global GDP…”

Full article:

Shadow Banking Risks Test Southeast Asian Leaders