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Podcasts and videos from FMG events

Robert Shiller

LSE Public Lecture: Irrational Exuberance: as relevant as ever

June 2015

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller cautions that irrational exuberance among investors has only increased since the financial crisis. This public lecture was recorded at LSE and Chaired by FMG Director Professor Christopher Polk. Watch now.


Arthur Grimes: how prudent are macro-prudential policies

November 2013

The FMG, in partnership with NZ-UK Link Foundation, organised this seminar to discuss whether the macro-prudential policies which central banks and financial organisations are working to create, will be effective in stabilising the financial system and/or asset markets.

A podcast of the seminar is available by clicking here.

Unintended Consequences of the New Financial Regulations

March 2013

The Systemic Risk centre (SRC) and FMG hosted a public debate on 11 March 2013, to discuss whether the post crisis reforms of financial regulations will be effective in protecting us from financial excesses, or may perversely destabilise the financial system.

A podcast and video of the debate is available by clicking here.

LSE perspectives on the sovereign debt crisis

November 2011

The FMG, LSE European Institute and Finance Department hosted this public debate between LSE  academics on the financial crisis on 2 November 2011, with particular emphasis on the Eurozone.

A podcast of the debate is available by clicking here

Special London Financial Regulation Seminar

October 2011

Chairman Gary Gensler (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) visited the FMG in October 2011 and gave a talk on "Global Reform for Derivatives Markets". A transcript of Chairman Gensler's speech is available by clicking here and a podcast is available by clicking here.

The Future of Finance: The LSE Report

May 2011

What is the financial system?  What is the future of finance? Charles Goodhart (FMG, LSE) gave a keynote speech based on The Future of Finance: The LSE Report, in Frankfurt. Paul Woolley (Paul Woolley Centre) acted as a panellist. A podcast from the event is available here.

The Future of Finance conference

July 2010

Early in 2009, Paul Woolley (Paul Woolley Centre) and Richard Layard (CEP) established The Future of Finance discussion group comprising regulators, bankers, academics and commentators. The discussions culminated in a one day conference in July 2010, entitled 'The Future of Finance and the theory that underpins it'.