Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol publishes “Don’t Blame the Euro: Historical Reflections on the Roots of the Eurozone Crisis” in West European Politics. Abstract: The article argues that many of the issues that are causing trouble in the eurozone today had long been debated, but not solved, prior to the beginning of the so-called euro crisis. Three thematic examples are used to… Continue reading
Gail Fosler has interviewed Professor Catherine Schenk on the role of the dollar in the international monetary system – the full interview transcript is available on Gail Fosler’s website. Global trade and financial systems have experimented over the centuries with a variety of alternative monies to support trade and global financial transactions, and… Continue reading
A Wall Street Journal‘s blog piece by Todd Buell has mentioned Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol’s research on the failed attempts at creating a European banking union in the 1960s and 1970s. Emmanuel presented some of his findings at the project’s conference “the challenges of international financial regulation since 1945” in Frankfurt last week. The WSJ blog article… Continue reading
This conference addressed the issues of coherence and innovation in the regulatory response to the financial crisis. The speakers discussed issues such as the objectives and techniques of financial regulation in a post-crisis world; the changes to the institutional structure of regulation at the national, regional and global level; the evolution in the nature… Continue reading
The website of the conference to be held on 16-17 January 2014 in Frankfurt on the development of international banking regulation and supervision since 1945 is now live! You can check it here: http://supervision.eabh.info
Professor Catherine Schenk will participate in the debate “Globalnomics: over the tipping point?” organised by the “Battle of Ideas.” This will take place in London on 20 October 2013. More details of the event can be found here.
Catherine Schenk publishes “The Dissolution of a Monetary Union: the Case of Malaysia and Singapore 1963-1974” in the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History Abstract The abrupt separation of Singapore and Malaysia in 1965 set these two states on separate political trajectories, but the economic ties proved more difficult to untangle. This article explores… Continue reading
Professor Catherine Schenk has been appointed Associate Fellow at Chatham House International Economic Relations Department. More information about the Department can be found here.
Jointly organised by the European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V. www.eabh.info and the ERSC-funded project ‘The Development of International Financial Regulation and Supervision (1961-1982)’, University of Glasgow www.bank-reg.co.uk 16-17 January 2014 – Frankfurt am Main, Germany Financial regulation and supervision has gained prominence in the public debate over the past few years. The… Continue reading
On 28 November 2012, PhD student, Gillian Gallardo, graduated from the University of Glasgow with a M.Sc. in Global Economy as part of the ESRC 1+3. The studentship is tied to the ESRC project ‘The Development of International Financial Regulation and Supervision 1961-1982’. Gillian’s M.Sc. dissertation used previously unexplored IMF archival documents to investigate IMF and… Continue reading