Posts byMostafa Al Shikh

Ambitious Economic and Business Honours student at the UvA. Interested in financial economics, monetary/fiscal policy, and political economy.

(Perfect?) Competition in Financial Markets

Banking regulation has been extensively discussed by many politicians, economists, and regulatory agencies after the subprime meltdown in 2007. I decided to write about this topic after following an interesting lecture about Competition Policy in Financial Markets. The lecturer Prof. dr. Maarten Pieter Schinkel specializes in competition economics and regulation at the UvA. Like any other

Does Trump play Nash?

Strategic Interaction in the U.S. Government Bond market

On the 20th January of 2017, it was the inauguration day of the 45th president of the United States: Donald John Trump. Many economists argued that the election of the American businessman would lead to geopolitical time bombs between the U.S. and other large open economies. One of the main objectives of the Trump administration