Professor Sujatha Fernandes writes about her joint appoitment to the Department of Political Economy and Sociology & Social Policy, including the journey that took her from The University of Sydney to Queens College and the Graduate Center (City University of New York) and back.
Public Credit Rating Agencies: Increasing Capital Investment and Lending Stability in Volatile Markets[12 October 2015]
Whether it be a sovereign debt crisis or housing bubble, credit ratings often emerge has having a role in creating the conditions conducive to an economic or financial crisis. Why? Dr Susan Schroeder's new book examines the functions and malfunction of credit ratings, or, more generally, assessments of credit risk.