Thursday 24 May 2018

Have Central Banks become too powerful in democracies?

17:30 - 18:30

Conference with Sir Paul Tucker. Sir Paul Tucker is chair of the Systemic Risk Council, and a fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. His book Unelected Power: The Quest for Legitimacy in Central Banking and the Regulatory State will be published by Princeton University Press in spring 2018. His other activities include being a director at Swiss Re, a senior fellow at the Harvard Center for European Studies, a Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College Oxford, a member of the Advisory Board of the Yale Program on Financial Stability, and a Governor of the Ditchley Foundation. Previously, he was Deputy Governor at the Bank of England, sitting on its monetary policy, financial stability, and prudential policy committees. Internationally, he was a member of the G20 Financial Stability Board, chairing its group on too big to fail; and a director of the Bank for International Settlements, chairing its Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems.

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Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI),  University of Geneva

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University of Geneva, room MS150 at Uni-Mail, 40 bld du Pont d’Arve, Geneva