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Global Financial Warriors: the untold story of international finance in the post-9/11 world

John B Taylor, professor of economics at Stanford University, will give a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 20 February. His lecture will explore the topics raised in his latest publication, Global Financial Warriors, the untold story of international finance in the post-9/11 world.

In this lecture Professor Taylor will argue that the financial front is one of the most important and successful parts of the war on terror. Told from an unmatched vantage point as head of the international division at the US Treasury in the months after 9/11, the lecture will explore the reasons for the successes by taking you inside the White House, Number 11 Downing Street, and the central banks of Afghanistan and Iraq. 

John B Taylor, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of economics at Stanford University. An award winning teacher, he is globally known for his research on monetary policy and served as US Treasury under secretary for international affairs from 2001 to 2005.

Professor Danny Quah, LSE, will chair this event.

Global Financial Warriors: The Untold Story of International Finance in the Post-9/11 World is on Tuesday 20 February 2007 at 6.30-8pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

13 February 2007

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