Events archive

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)
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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
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
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
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Jeffrey Franks (Director, IMF Europe; IMF’s Senior Resident Representative to the EU)
26 October 2015 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Following severe financial market turmoil and sovereign stress, the euro area economy has finally emerged from recession and is recovering. However, the pace of the recovery is slow, and in many euro... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Nicholas Morris (Balliol College, Oxford; Director of TUSK Advisory)
23 October 2015 - 3:00pm
Oxford Martin School (corner of Catte Street and Holywell Street)
In association with the Institute of New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School and the Global Economic Governance (GEG) Programme Please register your attendance for this event: http://www.... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Russell Kincaid (Associate of PEFM; former senior IMF official)
19 October 2015 - 6:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
ABSTRACT The Troika of the European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund, has “bailed out” troubled euro-area members—Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Cyprus. This ad hoc... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
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16 October 2015 - 3:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
An afternoon to formally commemorate our dear friend and colleague Max Watson, founder of PEFM, and long-standing associate of SEESOX. There will be an afternoon of tributes to him and his work, at... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Nicholas Morris (Balliol College, Oxford), David Vines (Balliol College, Oxford)
12 October 2015 - 6:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Two years ago, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, called for the financial system to return to “a broad sense of promoting the wellbeing” of those whom it serves. He argued for what he... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Jenny Corbett (Australian National University)
15 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
ABTRACT In addition to expected efficiency gains, an increasingly important policy concern about deepening financial integration is whether it brings greater vulnerability to shocks. Conventional... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Brandon L. Garrett (University of Virginia School of Law)
1 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Brandon L. Garrett joined the law faculty in 2005. His research and teaching interests include criminal procedure, wrongful convictions, habeas corpus, corporate crime, scientific evidence, civil... Read more

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