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Andy Haldane

Andrew Haldane is Executive Director, Financial Stability at the Bank of England. In this role, he has responsibility for developing Bank policy on financial stability issues and the management of the Financial Stability Area. Andrew is a member of the Bank’s Financial Stability Executive Board and the new Financial Policy Committee. He is a member of various international public policy committees, economics associations, editorial boards and academic advisory committees. Andrew has written extensively on domestic and international monetary and is co-founder of ‘Pro Bono Economics’, which aims to broker economists into projects in the charitable sector.

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Trust and Finance

Article | Oct 24, 2013

Finance is built on trust. It is based on promises about tomorrow, often paper promises backed by nothing other than words on a page. When trust in those promises breaks down, so too does the financial system. That is the lesson of thousands of years of history.

Andrew Haldane: Financial Arms Races

Paper Conference paper | | Apr 2012

Elephant seals have got too big for their beaches. A large specimen might weigh over 8000 lbs (3700 kg).Their size has a simple evolutionary explanation. Large males fight for the right to mate with a whole beach full of females. For elephant seals it is, quite literally, winner-takes-all. And the key to winning is simple – size.

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Demystifying Modern Monetary Theory (Sample)

Video | Mar 19, 2015

Bill Mitchell presents a coherent analysis of how money is created, how it functions in global exchange rate regimes, and how the mystification of the nature of money has constrained governments, and prevented states from acting in the public interest.

Preparing For The Next Financial Crisis

Video | Jun 14, 2014

So how far have we come since Lehman? How much more do we have to do?

YSI @Trento Festival of Economics 2013

YSI Event Workshop YSI | May 29–Jun 1, 2013

The Institute for New Economic Thinking and its Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) will play an active role at the 8th edition of the Festival of Economics, which takes place in Trento, Italy, from May 30 – June 2, 2013.