Events archive

SEESOX
Merih Angin (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford), Saliha Metinsoy (Wadham College, Oxford), Alex Kentikelenis (Trinity College, Oxford)
15 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series The rise of illiberalism in South East Europe The current European crises appear to have facilitated the (re-)emergence of illiberalism as a viable alternative for political... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Mark Yallop (FICC Markets Standards Board)
13 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Transcript of talk Individuals have been manipulating wholesale financial markets since at least the time of the Napoleonic War. The law courts are cluttered with repeated examples of abuse, which... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Andrew Wong (Stanford University/GIC)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract ​Andrew Wong will discuss certain aspects of financial engineering prevalent prior to the crisis from a market risk (rather than a regulatory) point of view. Andrew Wong teaches at Stanford... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Russell Kincaid (Former IMF), Francisco Torres (LSE)
1 December 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract Regardless of the precise terms of the UK’s exit from the EU, Brexit will have important implications—challenges and opportunities—for the future of economic, financial, and political... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Francisco Torres (LSE)
1 December 2016 - 3:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The crisis in the euro area is a defining moment in the history of European integration. It has revealed major flaws in the architecture of the European Union; it has challenged European institutions... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Anatole Kaletsky (Gavekal; Reuters; International Herald Tribune)
28 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Anatole Kaletsky has written since 1976 for The Economist, The Financial Times and The Times of London before joining Reuters and The International Herald Tribune in 2012. Kaletsky has been an... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Joanne Kellerman (Single Resolution Board)
14 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The crisis has shown that Europe lacked centralized decision-making in the supervision and resolution of banks. This resulted in a vicious circle between Member States finances and their... Read more
SEESOX
Peter Sanfey (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development)
9 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The decision of the UK to leave the European Union is likely to have important ramifications for the Western Balkans (WB). Although direct economic linkages between the UK and the WB... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Christos Gortsos (Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
7 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The presentation focuses on the establishment of the European Banking Union (‘EBU’), its incorporation into the system of EU monetary and financial institutions and law, its unfinished... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gordon Menzies (University of Technology Sydney)
31 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract We outline a narrative of changing attitudes to social responsibility by managers in the finance industry, in response to bonus-based compensation crowding out other-regarding preferences (... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Cyrus Ardalan (OakNorth Bank)
24 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract In the past few years there has been rapid growth in new banks, often referred to as challenger banks, in the UK. At the same time technology and regulatory changes in recent years have had... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
John Mellor (School of Management, University of Leicester)
17 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The financial crisis in 2007/2008 revealed shortcomings in bank governance and also raised serious questions about the culture in banks. Both require resolution to preserve the financial... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Alan Morrison (Saïd Business School), John Thanassoulis (Oxford-Man Institute, University of Oxford)
10 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract We introduce ethical agents into an analysis of decision making in a profit-maximising firm. Agents can adopt a profitable new practice that may harm customers. Their decision reflects moral... Read more
15 June 2016 - 4:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Celebrating recent publications from Palgrave MacMillan-St Antony’s Series Balkan Legacies of the Great War Othon Anastasakis; David Madden; Elizabeth Roberts Economic and Policy Foundations for... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Malcolm Knight (London School of Economics)
6 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract Although the G20’s reform of the architecture of financial regulation is comprehensive in design, the main focus of its implementation has been on strengthening the regulation of global... Read more

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