Past fellows - public lectures and research

Professor Martin Hellwig

December 2018, is Director emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany.

He has published extensively in areas as diverse as the economics of information and incentives, public goods and taxation, competition policy and sector-specific regulation, and financial economics. His 1990s publications on systemic aspects of risk in banking and finance already exposed some of the mechanisms that were so detrimental in the crisis of 2007 – 2009. With Anat Admati from Stanford University, he has co-authored The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It, Princeton University Press 2013.

  • Public lecture presentation: Regulatory Reform since the Financial Crisis: Where do we stand?

Professor Dirk Schoenmaker

November 2017, Dirk Schoenmaker is Professor of Banking and Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

  • Public lecture presentation: Climate Change and Financial Stability

Professor Anat Admati

November 2016, Anat Admati is the George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. She has written extensively on information dissemination in financial markets, trading mechanisms, portfolio management, financial contracting, and, most recently, on corporate governance and banking.

  • Public lecture presentation: What’s wrong with banking and what to do about it?

Professor Stephen Haber

November 2015, Stephen Haber is the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University.

  • Public lecture presentation: Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

Professor Ross Levine

November 2014, he is the Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Public lecture presentation: Finance, opportunity and inequality

Lord King of Lothbury

February 2014, a distinguished visiting professor at New York University Stern School of Business and New York University School of Law. He served as Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee and Financial Policy Committee from 2003-June 2013.

  • Public lecture presentation: Lessons from the Financial Crisis: A New World Order

Professor Barry Eichengreen

December 2013, Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987.

  • Public lecture presentation: Dollar, Euro, Reminbi: The Future of the International Monetary System

Professor Maurice Obstfeld

June 2013, is the Class of 1958 Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. His interests are in international finance and macroeconomics, areas in which he has published more than a hundred research articles.

  • Public lecture presentation: Financial Crises in the Global Economy

Professor Laurence Kotlikoff

June 2012, is a Professor of Economics at Boston University. He has been on the faculty at UCLA, Yale, Harvard and Boston University.

  • Public lecture presentation: Jimmy Stewart is Dead

Mr Gordon Thiessen

March 2011, is the former Governor of the Bank of Canada for a term of seven years.

  • Public lecture presentation: Can Global Financial Regulation Save us from Future Crises

Professor Charles Goodhart

January 2010, is a member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics.

Professor Michael Bordo

May – July 2009, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Monetary and Financial History at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Professor Eric Leeper

September – November 2008, Professor of Economics at the Indiana University. He also holds positions as a director of the Centre for Applied Economics and Policy Research at the Indiana University

Professor Richard J. Herring

February – March & August – September 2006, Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Professor Edward J Kane

Jan – March 2005, James F. Cleary Chair in Finance at Boston College.

Professor George G Kaufman

March – May 2004, John F Smith, Jr. Professor of Economics and Finance, Loyola University Chicago

Professor Kenneth West

January – June 2003, Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin

Professor Matthew Shapiro

January - April 2003, Professor Economic Department. Senior Research Scientist - Survey Research Center, University of Michigan

Professor Takatoshi Ito

February 2002, Hitosubashi University

Professor Peter B Kenen

February - March 2002, Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance Princeton University

Professor Michael Woodford

1 June – 30 June 2000, Harold H Helm '20 Professor of Economics and Banking Princeton University

  • Public lecture: "Information technology and future of monetary policy"
  • Research: Business cycle modelling and the theory of monetary policy

Professor Andrew K Rose

11 November - 18 December 1998, Haas School of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley

  • Public lecture: "Limited currency crises and contagion: is there a case for an Asian Monetary Fund?"
  • Research: "Limited currency crises and contagion: is there a case for an Asian Monetary Fund?" Victoria Economic Commentaries, 16(1), July 1999.
    "Noise trading and exchange rate regimes", Graduate School of Business & Government Management Working Paper, February 1999.

Professor Lars Svensson

16 October - 27 November 1997 Institute for International Economic Studies Stockholm University

  • Public lecture: "Inflation targeting in an open economy: strict or flexible inflation targeting?"
  • Research: "Inflation targeting in an open economy: strict or flexible inflation targeting?" Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper G97/8, November 1997 and in Victoria Economic Commentaries, 15(1), March 1998.

Professor Laurence Ball

30 May - 7 December 1996, Johns Hopkins University

  • Public lecture: "A proposal for the next macroeconomic reform"
  • Research: "A proposal for the next macroeconomic reform", Victoria Economic Commentaries, 14(1), March 1997.
    "Efficient rules for monetary policy", Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper G97/3, January 1997.

Dr. Ralph Bryant

15 January - 16 March and 16 April - 6 June 1996, Brookings Institution

  • Public lecture: "Central Bank independence, fiscal responsibility and the goals of macroeconomic policy: an American perspective on the New Zealand experience"
  • Research: "Alternative rules for monetary policy and fiscal policy in New Zealand: a preliminary assessment of stabilisation properties", Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper G96/3, July1996.

Professor Bennett T McCallum

22 March - 23 June 1995, Carnegie-Mellon Universit

  • Public lecture: "Monetary Economics and the New Zealand Monetary Experiment"
  • Research: "Monetary economics and the New Zealand monetary experiment", Victoria Economic Commentaries, 12(2), September 1995.
    "New Zealand's monetary policy arrangements: some critical issues", Reserve Bank of New Zealand Discussion Paper G95/4, June 1995.