Wired’s jargonwatch picks up on Paul Collier’s idea of bankslaughter:


Bankslaughter n. The crime of driving a bank out of business by making excessively risky investments. As proposed by Oxford University economist Paul Collier, prosecutors would become the new bank regulators.


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A law to tame wild bankers
A crime of bankslaughter would give reckless City workers pause in their renewed bonus chase
Paul Collier
Guardian 30 June 2009 22.30 BST

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Jonathon Keats
WIRED MAGAZINE: 17.10 09.21.09

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