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Economics News | Published on Thursday, 30 May, 2024

The lecture on Monetary Policy Normalisation Beyond Inflation: Rationale, Challenges, and Options was a well attended event, attended by staff, students, and alumni. It was followed by a Q&A session, and a drinks reception in the library. The lecture was organised in cooperation with two student societies. The Cambridge University Austrian Society (CUAUS), and the Marshall Society.

Economics Events | Published on Wednesday, 10 April, 2024
Event location: Room 6, Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge CB3 9DA
Event date: Apr 30, 2024

Governor Robert Holzmann (Oesterreichische Nationalbank - Central Bank of Austria) will give a public lecture on "Monetary Policy Normalization Beyond Inflation: Rationale, Challenges, and Options", from 4.00-5.30pm. There will be a Q&A session after the talk, followed by a drinks reception in the Marshall Library.

Economics Events | Published on Monday, 4 March, 2024
Event location: Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, CB2 3QZ
Event date: Mar 14, 2024

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund will be in conversation with Gillian Tett, Provost of King's College. Join what promises to be a wide ranging discussion on the legacy of John Maynard Keynes and the future of economics. Part of the 'Conversations at King's' series.

Economics News | Published on Monday, 26 June, 2023

Many alumni of the Faculty of Economics will remember Jagjit fondly, either from his lectures on macroeconomics, or from reading his r

Economics News | Published on Friday, 21 April, 2023

Professor Vasco Carvalho has picked up on Milton Friedman’s famous dictum concerning ‘long and variable lags’, that monetary actions affect economic conditions only after a lag that is both long and variable,

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 2 August, 2022

Second-year Economics PhD student Niklas Schmitz has received three awards for his paper which he presented in different conferences.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 10 May, 2022

Dr Petra Geraats gave a presentation on "Taking the Right Path: Monetary Policy in a High Inflation and Volatile Environment" at an event organised by the Resolution Foundation and the Money, Macro and Finance Society.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Friday, 12 November, 2021

Dr. Petra Geraats gave an invited presentation on the ECB's revised inflation target and strategy at the meeting of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 8 November, 2021

Dr. Petra Geraats was a discussant at the online event "European monetary policy: lessons from the past two decades", organised by the independent European think tank Bruegel.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 23 March, 2021

The CBT succeeds the Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code (MPFT), which was published in 1999. In the two decades since, central banks’ roles and responsibilities have changed dramatically, as have international standards for financial policies.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 10 February, 2021

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is one of the speakers at the Presentation of the 23rd Geneva Report on the World Economy webinar, which is being held on 3rd March 2021, 1:00 - 2:30 PM (UK time).

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 19 January, 2021

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti is to speak at a policy panel on the 2020 Geneva report. The panel will discuss the contribution of the mix policy mix to the stabilisation of tail events and disruptive crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 12 January, 2021

Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti is one of the speakers at the launch of the Geneva Report on the World Economy, which he recently co-authored.

The 2020 Geneva Report looks at macroeconomic and financial instability and disruptive crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economics News | Published on Wednesday, 6 January, 2021

Dr. Geraats recommends significant improvements to the ECB's monetary policy transparency and a much needed update of its monetary policy strategy to incorporate major changes in its de facto monetary policy framework since the global financial crisis, including its monetary policy measures.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 16 December, 2020

A report co-authored by Prof. Giancarlo Corsetti from the Faculty of Economics has been mentioned by Reuters. The 2020 Geneva Report looks at macroeconomic and financial instability and disruptive crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 15 December, 2020

The 2020 Geneva Report has been published. Co-authored by Professor Giancarlo Corsetti from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, the 23rd report in the sequence looks at macroeconomic and financial instability and disruptive crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti has been invited to give two keynote speeches.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

As part of a High-Level Advisory Panel, Dr. Petra Geraats helped shape a new Central Bank Transparency Code, which has been published by The International Monetary Fund (IMF). The new Code, which has been approved by the IMF's Executive Board, replaces the IMF's Monetary and Financial Policies Transparency Code from 1999.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Monday, 11 November, 2019

Dr. Petra Geraats has been appointed to a High-Level Advisory Panel on Central Bank Transparency by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The advisory panel, which consists of prominent former central bankers and academics, will help guide the development of the IMF's new Central Bank Transparency (CBT) Code.

Economics News | Published on Thursday, 17 January, 2019

The final evaluation report will be presented to the Chilean Senate in September 2019, marking the upcoming 30th anniversary of autonomy for the Central Bank of Chile.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 9 January, 2019

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti's was the keynote speaker at the Ridge Conference in Montevideo, and debated "Capital flows, monetary and macroprudential policies, exchange rates, international reserve accumulation, sovereign debt and international spillovers"

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is to deliver the keynote lecture "Exchange Rate Misalignment, Capital Flows and Optimal Monetary Policy Trade-offs" at the First Annual Workshop of the ESCB Research Cluster. The event will be held at the Bank of Spain in Madrid on November 16th and 17th 2017.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Wednesday, 7 June, 2017

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti is giving a talk on 'Capital flows and monetary policy trade-offs' at the Annual MacCaLM Conference, University of Edinburgh on 21st June 2017.

MacCaLM is an ESRC Research Project.

The Annual conference is held in association with the Bank of England and the Scottish Government.

Economics News | Published on Tuesday, 17 January, 2017

The Mystery of the Printing Press: Monetary Policy and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises, Giancarlo Corsetti, Luca Dedola, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 14, Issue 6, 1 December 2016,

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Tuesday, 8 September, 2015

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti presented the Schumpeter Lecture on 'The Mystery of the Printing Press: Monetary Policy and Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises', on 24th August 2015, at the 30th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, in Mannheim.

Media Mentions & Appearances | Published on Sunday, 1 March, 2015

Professor Giancarlo Corsetti will deliver three public lectures in "International Economics" at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 25th March - Thursday 26th March 2015.

Giancarlo Corsetti, University of Cambridge

Three lectures on "International Dimensions of Monetary Policy"