Non-standard monetary policy measures and their effectiveness in Slovenia

Non-standard monetary policy measures and their effectiveness in Slovenia

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Jazbec Boštjan (Governor of Central Bank of Slovenia)
Chair: 
Adam Bennett (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Convenor: 
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Series: 
SEESOX

Co-organised by SEESOX and PEFM

Boštjan Jazbec graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, and continued his studies at the Central European University in Budapest and Prague. After completing his Ph.D. studies in Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna he defended his doctoral thesis on real exchange rate determination in transition economies at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. His research interests focussed on the macroeconomic topics including the impact of structural reforms on the exchange rate determination and the convergence of the transition countries to the European Union (EU). He has worked as a short-term consultant for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank in Washington, DC.  In July 2003, he was appointed to the Board of the Bank of Slovenia and continued his post until 2008. After 2008, he worked as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Central Bank of Kosovo and the Central Bank of Suriname. In July 2013 he was appointed Governor of the Bank of Slovenia.