Greed is not Good

This is the last of the 5-part essay that attempts to answer the question:  Is it good for society if the financial services sector is motivated by greed?.  (READ:  Greed is Good, Greed and Society, Greed is Good, Or is it?, Special Role of Financial Services Industry).  The paper concludes that certain constraints need to be…

Greed is Good….Or Is it?

This is the third of the 5-part essay that attempts to answer the question:  Is it good for society if the financial services sector is motivated by greed?.  (READ:  Greed is Good, Greed and Society),  This post discusses some of the theories that provide the framework for different arguments for or against greed. Specifically, I discuss…

Greed and Society

Here’s an essay I wrote back in 2010 when I was taking up Ethics in my MSc in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance course at the ICMA Center, University of Reading, UK.  The paper itself is quite lengthy, so I will be posting bits and pieces.  It seems so obvious that greed is not good,…

Greed is Good

Here’s an essay I wrote back in 2010 when I was taking up Ethics in my MSc in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance course at the ICMA Center, University of Reading, UK.  The paper itself is quite lengthy, so I will be posting bits and pieces.  It seems so obvious that greed is not good,…