Events archive

Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Olivier Frecaut (IMF)
11 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
One of the key lessons of the GFC is the criticality of macro-financial linkages. However, these are still not well understood, while an integrated analytical framework has remained elusive to this... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
John Duca (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room 23, Balliol College, Oxford
Abstract Credit conditions have caused real estate booms and busts, owing to an under-pricing of credit risk aided by regulatory arbitrage and shadow financing. Across countries, real estate price... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Paul Gretton (The Australian National University)
21 June 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: Following the global financial crisis, economic growth and international trade growth have been sluggish. Current projections indicate that growth may continue to be sluggish in the medium... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Marcel Fratzscher (Humboldt-University Berlin), Brigid Laffan (European University Institute (EUI), Florence), Jacek Rostowski (Former Polish Minister of Finance (2007-2013)), David Vines (Balliol College, Oxford)
14 June 2017 - 10:15am to 12:30pm
Church House Conference Centre
On Wednesday 14th June, Global Strategy Forum hosted a panel of distinguished experts to discuss the topic of ‘Brexit: You Looking At Me, Looking At You – The View From Europe’ in the second part of... Read more
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Gent Sejko (Governor, Bank of Albania)
12 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Economic and financial challenges in South East Europe, and the role of the central bank as guardian of price and financial stability Gent Sejko is the Governor of the Bank of Albania and Chairman of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Ron Bird (University of Technology Sydney)
6 June 2017 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The conundrum that we address in this paper is why is active management so strongly supported (and paid) when the evidence suggests that it does nothing for its clients. We first discuss the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Charles Goodhart (LSE)
5 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: In this seminar, Charles Goodhart will discuss how there have been decades during which a conventional view of the role of central banks was generally adopted, interspersed with decades... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Daniel Susskind (Balliol College, Oxford)
22 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract This seminar will explore how technology is affecting the labour market. Recently there has been a renewed interest in this question. Advances in technology have been great. Over the last... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
16 May 2017 - 9:30am to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Following the invocation of Article 50 in March, and the prospect of an early General Election in June, the ongoing debate on Brexit has begun to intensify as both sides to the discussions begin to... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Carlo Cottarelli (IMF Executive Director for Italy)
15 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: Public debt has surged in most advanced economies since 2007 and remains at historically high levels in many of them. What are the effects of this surge for economic stability and growth?... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Nicholas Morris (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Old Common Room, Balliol College, Oxford
Abstract: A major long-term challenge facing modern economies is how to pay for the living expenses and care costs of the elderly. Universal state provision for pensions and long term care is now... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Oya Celasun (IMF)
24 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract With buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical recovery in manufacturing and trade underway, global output growth is projected to rise from 3.1 percent in 2016 to 3.5 percent in... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Poul Thomsen (IMF)
22 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Poul M. Thomsen is the Director of the IMF’s European Department. He is currently in charge of the IMF’s programs with Greece and Portugal, and also oversees the work of other country teams,... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Brigid Laffan (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (EUI), Florence), Lord Jay of Ewelme (House of Lords), Louise Richardson (Vice Chancellor, University of Oxford), , Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College)
6 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This seminar will examine the consequences of Britain’s leaving the EU both for the Republic of Ireland and for Northern Ireland. It follows a seminar on Scotland and the EU held at the European... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Iannis Mourmouras (Deputy Governor, Bank of Greece)
27 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
State of play: targets and instruments of the ECB’s policy Inflation targeting 15 years on The limits of unconventional negative rates The ECB’s Quantitative Easing Emergency Liquidity Assistance... Read more

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