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Conflicts of interest may bias research in finance and economics

Beck, Thorsten and Saka, Orkun (2021) Conflicts of interest may bias research in finance and economics. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (04 Sep 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Economists have explicitly recognised the possibility that regulatory agencies may be captured by those whom they are supposed to regulate. However, the economics profession has been much more hesitant about recognising similar conflicts of interests that may exist in economics and finance research (i.e., academic capture). Thorsten Beck and Orkun Saka report on the related discussions and research recently presented at the second London Political Finance (POLFIN) workshop.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 11:27
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2021 11:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112388

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