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About OxWFD

The Oxford World Financial Digest is written by a University of Oxford PhD candidate as part of a dedicated team in Oxford. The team rises early to read news from all over the globe every day. Each morning they summarize impactful stories in a compact form that is quick and to the point. We strive to create content that is important to professional investors and helps them keep ahead of the investing curve by bringing them key stories which may not be widely covered.

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Key Staff

Duncan MacDonald-Korth
Editor-in-Chief 
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About the Editor

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Duncan MacDonald-Korth is the Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford World Financial Digest. He writes articles and personally crafts all editorial comments in the OxWFD. Duncan formerly worked in Investment Banking at both Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, including in Equity Research. He has also worked as a research academic at the University of Oxford in England, where he published numerous scholarly articles on global markets, economics, and financial centers. Duncan has also been an investor and partner in several startups, particularly in the Fintech, Biotechnology and Retail sectors. Duncan is a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford.

Duncan's work has been featured in numerous global newspapers, including the Financial TimesWall Street Journal, and Forbes.

Duncan originally hails from Miami, FL and has a B.A. from the University of Oregon and an M.Phil with Distinction from the University of Oxford.

Mr. MacDonald-Korth’s publications:

•    Wójcik, D. and MacDonald-Korth, D. "The British and the German financial sectors in the wake of the crisis: size, structure and spatial concentration". Journal of Economic Geography (2015). Paper here.
•    Wojcik, D. and MacDonald‐Korth, D. "The Geography of Foreign Exchange Trading: Currencies and International Financial Centres". Journal of Economic Geography  (2015- in press, revision submitted) Paper here
•    MacDonald‐Korth, D. and Wojcik, D. “Command Centres of the Asset Management Industry”. Environment and Planning C (2016-in press, submitted)
•    MacDonald-Korth, D., Wojcik, D., & Tubbs, M. “Re-centralization: How the marriage of Finance and Technology are Changing US Employment.” Journal of Economic Geography (2016, to be submitted)
•    van Kyton, A. Rutabyiro, S., Sallai, D., and MacDonald-Korth, D. “Being (ac)kountable in East Africa- An analysis of the role of the State in Globally-sourced Crowdfunding of Local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).” Journal of International Business Studies (2016, to be submitted)

Consulting

Have an idea you would like to discuss? Have a specific project or piece of research you need done? Our editor, Duncan MacDonald-Korth, and the OxWFD team is open to consulting engagements on ad-hoc or long-term bases.

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