Events archive

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
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Ian Plenderleith (Non-Executive Director, Morgan Stanley International; Former Bank of England)
23 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract Since the financial crisis, regulatory requirements for banks have been considerably increased – in terms of capital, liquidity, risk management and governance standards and the depth of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
David Pitt-Watson (London Business School)
9 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The finance industry plays a vital role in addressing the world’s most pressing problems. Yet, although there are many studies of finance industry, few that start by asking “what is its purpose”; and... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gazi Erçel (Former Governor, Central Bank of Turkey)
2 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In association with SEESOX During the last four decades, Turkey has been hit hard by five financial crises of which three were “homemade” and two originated globally. Despite the lack of an effective... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
28 April 2016 - 9:30am to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Not since its origins in the 1950s has the European Union (EU) faced such a dangerous concert of destabilizing events. In the wake of the Eurozone crisis (now quiescent but only partly resolved), in... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
David Wright (Secretary General of IOSCO)
29 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract It is now nearly 9 years since the onset of the global financial crisis in the summer of 2007 and the economic and political effects of it are still being felt. Global economic growth has... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Robert Mass (Head of International Compliance, Goldman Sachs)
15 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract His paper “A Code of Ethics for Bankers – Challenges and Opportunities” argues that the guidance given to bankers by current industry-wide ethics rules has been too vague to provide them... Read more
SEESOX
Adam Bennett (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Peter Sanfey (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)
27 January 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series: South East European realities amid Europe’s multiple crises South East Europe currently finds itself confronted with numerous external crises, including the Eurozone, the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Anatole Kaletsky (Co-Chairman, Gavekal Consultancy)
25 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This seminar draws on Kaletsky’s book Capitalism 4.0: The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis , published in 2010 by Bloomsbury. The book's writing was primarily influenced by the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Adam Bennett (St. Antony’s College), Robin McConnachie (Oxford Analytica; former senior Bank of England official)
30 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The first part of this presentation reviews the record, in a quantitative manner, of IMF programs in Southeastern Europe (not including Greece) over the past ten years. It also examines the evolving... Read more
SEESOX
Boris Vujčić (Governor, Croatian National Bank)
25 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In exploring competitiveness, Boris will examine European productivity trends relative to the U.S. and Asia, as well as productivity catch-up and divergence across different European economies,... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Lorenzo Codogno (Visiting Professor, European Institute, LSE; former Chief Economist at the Italian Treasury)
23 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
ABSTRACT A bird’s eye view on the root of the crisis and the way forwards. The four legs of the crisis. The setting up of safety networks and the revised fiscal framework. Assessing the outcome of... Read more

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