Events archive

Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Timon Dreyer (Economics), Kristina Kaempfer (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
7 March 2018 - 3:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
A feminist analysis of women’s work experiences in finance - Kristina Kaempfer (St Antony’s College, Oxford) In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2007 – 2008, accounts that attributed the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
William H. Janeway (Venture capitalist and Economist)
26 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract : The Digital Revolution was fostered and funded by the state, specifically the American Department of Defense. It has now matured beyond any need for continued state sponsorship. In fact,... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Piroska Nagy-Mohacsi (LSE)
12 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: Regulatory reform in the post global financial crisis has been extensive, going deep into many micro-prudential (capital, liquidity…) and macroprudential (systemic risk buffers…) aspects.... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Christopher Marsh (Former IMF)
5 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: What would Friedman and Schwartz have made of the euro area crisis? The challenges that Europe faced over the past decade—as well as challenges yet to come—can best be understood and... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Jeffrey Franks (IMF Europe)
29 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: When the founding fathers of the euro embarked on the project of Economic and Monetary Union, they expected that sharing a common currency would reduce differences in income levels across... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
David Harrison (DAC Beachcroft)
22 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract David Harrison will talk about his book Price and Financial Stability: Rethinking Financial Markets , to be published by Routledge Economics in 2018. David's book focuses on the difference... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gillian Edgeworth (Wellington Management)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Ireland’s willingness to put in place policies to bolster competitiveness and take advantage of trade and financial globalisation contributed to rapid real convergence over the two decades leading up... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Oya Celasun (IMF)
15 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
After hitting a post global-financial-crisis low of 3.2 percent in 2016, world output growth is projected to reach 3.6 percent in 2017 and pick up further over the next few years. The upswing is the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Tamim Bayoumi (International Monetary Fund)
6 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In this seminar, Tamim Bayoumi will present the argument of his recent book called Unfinished Business: the Unexplored Consequences of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned. There... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Olivier Frecaut (IMF)
11 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
One of the key lessons of the GFC is the criticality of macro-financial linkages. However, these are still not well understood, while an integrated analytical framework has remained elusive to this... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
John Duca (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room 23, Balliol College, Oxford
Abstract Credit conditions have caused real estate booms and busts, owing to an under-pricing of credit risk aided by regulatory arbitrage and shadow financing. Across countries, real estate price... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
29 September 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Pavilion, St Antony's College, Oxford
The Great Financial Crisis has triggered an ongoing assessment of what went wrong, and what can be done going forward to prevent a similar financial crisis. This assessment has driven a broad policy... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Paul Gretton (The Australian National University)
21 June 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: Following the global financial crisis, economic growth and international trade growth have been sluggish. Current projections indicate that growth may continue to be sluggish in the medium... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Marcel Fratzscher (Humboldt-University Berlin), Brigid Laffan (European University Institute (EUI), Florence), Jacek Rostowski (Former Polish Minister of Finance (2007-2013)), David Vines (Balliol College, Oxford)
14 June 2017 - 10:15am to 12:30pm
Church House Conference Centre
On Wednesday 14th June, Global Strategy Forum hosted a panel of distinguished experts to discuss the topic of ‘Brexit: You Looking At Me, Looking At You – The View From Europe’ in the second part of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Ron Bird (University of Technology Sydney)
6 June 2017 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The conundrum that we address in this paper is why is active management so strongly supported (and paid) when the evidence suggests that it does nothing for its clients. We first discuss the... Read more

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