The 75th Anniversary of the General Theory

University of Cambridge

20th 21st June 2011

Hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Cambridge Finance to mark the 75th Anniversary of Keynes’ General Theory, the conference provides a forum for forward-looking discussion of a broad range of themes, from economic policy models to the theory of finance, reflecting the different dimensions of Keynes’ contribution to economics and policymaking.

The programme is articulated in six sessions along with a panel on the policy response to the global economic crisis.


Speakers and panelists include:

Prof Markus Brunnermeier, Princeton University
Prof Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley
Prof John Geanakoplos, Yale University
Prof Charles Goodhart, London School of Economics
Prof Guido Lorenzoni, MIT
Prof Albert Marcet, LSE
Prof Stephen Morris, Princeton University
Prof Kiyohiko Nishimura, Bank of Japan
Prof Hashem Pesaran, University of Cambridge
Prof Hamid Sabourian, University of Cambridge
Prof Jose Scheinkman, Princeton University
Dr Frank Smets, European Central Bank
Prof Michael Woodford, Columbia University

The Plenary Lecture will be delivered by Prof Paul Krugman of Princeton University on the evening of June 20th at the Babbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site.

This conference is sponsored by The Bank of England, European Central Bank, Banca d’Italia, Cambridge Finance and a Faculty of Economics anonymous donation in memory of Sir Richard Stone.


Organising Committee:

Prof Giancarlo Corsetti
Prof Lord John Eatwell
Dr William Janeway
Prof Hashem Pesaran
Prof Hamid Sabourian
Prof Andrew Harvey
Dr William Peterson

Please contact Yvonne Gibbs at for more information.



  • Faculty of Economics
  • Cambridge Finance
  • University of Cambridge
  • Bank of England
  • Banca D'Italia
  • European Central Bank

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