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Opportunities arise and disappear but they are always around, sometimes in the most unexpected places and often in the most unexpected ways.

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Where will capital markets take us in the future? Let’s be a bit creative here and think at what the real-estate and mortgage market may look like within a hundred years or so. And then let’s also assess, are we far off from there? Maybe tomorrow is already today. This article is a round-off from my previous two posts: on the Basel-III announcements and potential formarket-determined capitalisation ratios.

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From small start-ups, to foreign aid and the housing crisis, absorptive capacity can impact capital allocation decisions in often unpredictable ways. Identifying the issues underlying absorptive capacity can assist us both as individual economic agents and at an aggregate level. This post reviews three examples where absorption capacities can adversely affect economic outcomes and how pragmatic awareness can assist in reaching a better solution.

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