Events archive

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
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

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