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Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
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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
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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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