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Financial World is the journal of ifs University College, the university for financial education.

Published six times per year in association with the Centre for The Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI), Financial World is distributed to students of the ifs University College higher education programmes and to Associates and Fellows of the Institute of Financial Services, its linked professional body.  

Financial World aims to bring together thought-provoking research and commentary on the structure and development of the domestic and international financial services sector and the wider economy

Articles from the latest issue of Financial World and a free archive is available to subscribers via the ifs University College e-library, my ifslearning.

Selected articles from the current issue

Financial World online

The shock of the old

Michael Murphy discusses the demographics and health factors affecting pensions and healthcare costs as more people are living longer.

Does the ringfence still make sense

Thomas H Huertas examines the aims and requirements of the UK’s ringfence regulations and argues that these are being achieved by other means.

Leaning against the wind

Howard Davies believes that regulatory reforms need to do more to address the underlying problems that led to the financial crisis and calls for greater international coordination.

© ifs University College 2014