FTAV’s further reading | Financial Times


Earlier this year Alphaville wrote about the huge macroeconomic legacy of Stan Fischer, the “central banking demigod” who taught so many monetary officials and famous economists that it’s hard to keep track of them all.

In fact, we left a few obvious ones off the initial graphic we made to illustrate Fischer’s reach, so here is an updated one, with the likes of Federico Sturzenegger (former governor of the Argentine central bank); Anil Kashyap (former Fed economist and BoE external member) and William English (head of monetary affairs at the Fed).

Elsewhere on Tuesday . . .

— The case of the Lego Bandit (Business Insider)

Football stadiums are modern cathedrals (Twitter thread)

— Black holes might be defects in spacetime (Phys.org)

— The heat that led to Libor fix came from the top (The Times)

— Apollo’s big bet on insurance put to the test (Bloomberg)

— Retail corporate governance (Business Law Prof Blog)

— The curious incident of the elevated profit margin (GMO)

— People in the UK used to be able to pay their rent in eels (Atlas Obscura)

— Meta’s new AI models can apparently recognise and produce speech for more than 1,000 languages (MIT Technology Review)