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Conference with Sir Paul Tucker


The Geneva Finance Research Institute and the University of Geneva organize a conference entitled “Have Central Banks become too powerful in democracies?” with Sir Paul Tucker, chair of the Systemic Risk Council, and a fellow at Harvard Kennedy School.

This conference will be held on Thursday May 24, from 17:30 to 18:30, room M S150 at Uni Mail.

Sir Paul Tucker’s 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 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.

The conference is free of charge, however registrations are required. Please kindly register online here.

May 24, 2018
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