The FIG Idea: capital punishment?

By GlobalCapital
14 Dec 2017

We need to talk about capital. But language makes it difficult.

Wittgenstein made the observation that our use of language frames, and thus alters, our perception of reality. “If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world,” he wrote.

The same thing is true when we talk about bank capital.

Capital requirements are often described ...

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