Have Central Banks become too powerful in democracies?
24 May 2018
University of Geneva, room M S150 at Uni-Mail, 40 bld du Pont d’Arve, Geneva
from 17.30 to 18.30, followed by cocktail reception
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.