The movement of people between industry and government is a political talking point, but how big a deal is it? Research is starting to quantify the extent of the problem.
Much of the growth is due to regulations that have pushed banks out of traditional lending businesses.
Female financial advisers are less likely than men to have a record of misconduct, but those who do are punished more severely than their male counterparts.
Not only do women have a more difficult time getting ahead on Wall Street, they have an inordinately harder time getting past a misstep.
By analyzing variations in local and regional economies, researchers are increasingly uncovering insights obscured by the big picture.