Events archive

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
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
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
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

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