What provokes Banking crisis

What led to the U.S. banking crisis of 2007-2008 occur?Many accounts have chronicled the bad decisions and poor risk management at places like Lehmann Brothers, the now-vanished investment bank. Two things have been identified , in tandem, that generate banking crises: One, a large amount of foreign investment surges into a country, and two, that country's economy … Continue reading What provokes Banking crisis

Conspiracy beliefs could increase fringe political engagement

Some studies show people with a conspiracy worldview are more likely to disengage politically, while others show they are more engaged. New research appearing in Social Psychological and Personality Science finds that when studying an average person, conspiracy beliefs lead to more willingness for engagement in "non-normative" roles, like illegally blocking a public entryway, while avoiding more … Continue reading Conspiracy beliefs could increase fringe political engagement