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Coverage of the World Economy and Finance Research programme in the Media:

The Irish Times
Tuesday 7 February 2006
Article: Watershed passed in the "war on corporate crime"

The indicting of senior General Re executives with securities fraud executed in Dublin has the potential to eclipse even the Enron trial, writes Justin O'Brien.

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The Irish Times

Monday 30 January 2006

The two most senior executives in Enron finally enter court today charged with securities fraud. Justin O'Brien reports from New York on what has been billed the corporate trial of the century

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The Irish Times

Monday 9 January 2006
Article: IFSC seen as financial "wild west"

A leading figure from Dublin's financial services centre faces a jail sentence in the US for masterminding a global securities fraud network from Sydney to New York. Justin O'Brien assesses a case that has profound implications for Ireland's business reputation.

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The Belfast Telegraph
Tuesday 22 November 2005 : Page 13
Article: QUB Probes Law Change

The Programme's research team at Queen's University, Belfast had press coverage of their project launch.

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The Edge
March 2005 : Issue 18
Article: "Riding the global financial tiger"
- How financial markets interact with the global economy (David Smith)

The Edge highlights research currently being undertaken by the UK's leading social scientists and demonstrates how social science research can contribute to better policymaking and, ultimately, a better society. Past contributors have included: Tony Blair, Chris Patten, Neil Kinnock, Geoffrey Owen, Simon Hoggart, Ian Gibson, Raj Persaud and Patricia Hewitt amongst many others.

PDF copies of back issues can be downloaded from the ESRC website: http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/about/CI/CP/the%5Fedge/


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